Why Do We Text and Drive?

EUGENE, Ore. — We know the risks and consequences of texting and driving, but it’s still so hard for some not to pick up that phone. It all starts with our way of thinking. We see the number of tickets officers hand out and the graphic ads on TV, but experts say many of us … Continue reading »

Resident Warns of New Phone Scam

CORVALLIS, Ore. – A resident warns of a new phone scam. The resident says she was contacted by a man named Cofield. Cofield said he would give the resident $250,000 from the Publishers Clearing House and a brand new Mercedes if she put $250 on a money card. Cofield said the Mercedes was waiting at … Continue reading »

Study: Hands-Free Texting Not Safe

EUGENE, Ore. — A new study from AAA suggests hand-free texting is even more dangerous than simply talking on a cell phone. Researchers found that using speech-to-text is actually most distracting of all. They say it actually uses more brain concentration rather than talking on the phone or listening to a book on tape or … Continue reading »