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Texting while driving ban takes effect today (with video)

Texting while driving ban takes effect today (with video)

Lili Lomas, Executive Digital Content Editor, Sports Editor

September 1, 2017 Starting today, texting and driving is officially banned throughout the state of Texas, a change which affects students and faculty at Coppell High School as well as citizens throughout the community.   Before the implementation of this ban, drivers under the age of ...

Mixed signals about cell phone use in classrooms

January 25, 2013

By Jay Carroll Staff Writer At the beginning of each school year, students go to their classes for the first time to meet their new teachers and receive a syllabus. At this time, students are told each teacher’s cell phone policy - some lackadaisical and others extremely strict. Cell phones are a part of students’ lives. If you walk through the halls each passing period, you will see s...

New laws restrict cell phone usage for teens on the road

September 11, 2009

By Gaby Moran Staff Writer Three things considered essential by teenagers are a car, a late curfew and a cell phone with unlimited text messaging. Many think they can rule the world with just these, but when the three are combined, the situation can get deadly.   According to Edgar Snyder &...