A topic on my program today dealt with the city of Grand Forks, North Dakota and their desire to have $30 fines for anyone caught texting while driving. Were it up to me, the fine would be no less than $500. It’s time to stop treating this with kid gloves. A new law and fine that hits people hard in the wallet won’t solve the problem. But it’ll help. This sign seems to sum up the entire issue quite appropriately:
About the Author: Christopher Gabriel is the host of The Christopher Gabriel Program on AM 970 WDAY in Fargo, North Dakota and around the world online at WDAY.com. You can listen to him weekdays from 11 am to 2 pm CT. His program serves up a unique blend of current events, pop culture, sports and humor with guests and contributors from across the nation. As a writer and humorist, Christopher's work has been been published by the Chicago Sun-Times, Reuters, publications within Sun-Times Media, USA Volleyball and Team USA, the Official Website of the U.S. Olympic Committee. He's also been a weekly columnist in Fargo's daily newspaper, The Forum of Fargo-Moorhead.