texting and driving

Mississippi Highway Patrol warns about texting and driving

Mississippi Highway Patrol Troop K is offering a word to the wise. On the front lawn of the MHP Station is a severely damaged vehicle as a result of texting and driving along with a sign that reads “don’t text…

Texting and Driving Fine Increases

While some new laws are taking effect tomorrow, the penalties for others are going up. It’s been a year since texting and driving has been illegal in Mississippi. Tomorrow, the fine for texting and driving is switching gears from $25…

Rise in Tickets for Texting and Driving

If you text while driving you will soon pay even more for it. Harrison County is increasing penalty fees for texting drivers from $25 to $100 beginning July 1st. Since the beginning of the year, deputies have written more than 20…