Texting while driving, also called texting and driving, is the act of composing, sending, reading text messages, email, or making similar use of the web on a mobile phone while operating a motor vehicle.
Texting while driving is considered extremely dangerous by many people, including authorities, and in some places have either been outlawed or restricted.
While dating a minor may not necessarily be illegal, certain activities are prohibited in Ohio.
Young victims should have access to the legal system and other sensitive services needed to ensure their safety.
A survey of more than 90 teens from more than 26 high schools throughout the United States conducted by Liberty Mutual Insurance Group in 2006 showed that 46% of students consider texting to be either "very" or "extremely" distracting.
An American Automobile Association study showed that 34% of teens (age 16–17) admitted to being distracted behind the wheel because of texting and 40% of American teens say they have been in a car when the driver used a cell phone in a way that put people in danger.
(E) "Foster caregiver" has the same meaning as in section 5103.02 of the Revised Code.
(F) "Identifying information" means any of the following with regard to a person: first name, last name, maiden name, alias, social security number, address, telephone number, place of employment, number used to identify the person for the purpose of the statewide education management information system established pursuant to section 3301.0714 of the Revised Code, and any other number federal or state law requires or permits to be used to identify the person.