Law enforcement focusing Thursday on distracted driving
Billy Stout said he's guilty - he used to text and drive.
The East Ridge High School senior said as recently as six months ago, he sent off messages using his cell phone, even going so far to memorize the where the buttons were on his keypad in hopes of keeping his eyes on the road.
The habit didn't go unnoticed by friends.
"I said, 'Billy, just give me your phone and tell me what to say,'" said East Ridge classmate Jessica Samii.
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