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Texters Held Liable When Not Present
2013-08-29 09:36:44

A New Jersey court has ruled the sender of a text message can be held liable for negligence if the recipient is involved in an accident, even if the sender is not on the road.

Judge Could Make It Illegal To Text A Driver
2012-05-23 11:12:18

We’re at the point in our society where texting while driving is commonly understood to be more than dangerous, it can be outright deadly. Now, a New Jersey judge may it illegal to knowingly send a text to someone who may be driving.


Word of the Day
sudarium
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.