The Pony Express

New legislation proposes texting and driving limits

Sophomore Isaac Metraus uses his phone while stuck in traffic, not realizing the distraction he will be causing to the driver just inches away. With the new law that was proposed, there is a chance that Metraus could receive jail time for doing this.

Linda Hill, Podcast Reporter

April 6, 2019

There are one million deaths each year as a result of texting and driving. It is only becoming more of a problem as technology advances. Even though this affects drivers of every age, it seems to be affecting young teen drivers most often. Due to texting and driving becoming more common, laws have been getting stricter to try an...

Parking lot barriers changed to improve safety

Alternative Copy Story by Mya Lysne

Andrew Phan, Photography Editor

December 27, 2017

The safety of students has always been administration’s number one priority. Stillwater Area High School started its attempt on increasing safety by rearranging the parking configuration for the safety of students, because many students are in a rush to leave school. This winter, with many fresh...

Drowsy driving just as bad as drunk driving

Michael Skelton, Podcast Editor

May 10, 2016

Multiple studies over the years, performed by various institutions, have been showing a disturbing trend in how lack of sleep can be just as bad as driving under the influence of alcohol. In 2016, it has come under light as the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has released a plan of action ...

Illegal immigrants should be able to obtain driver’s license

Quentin Ikuta

November 7, 2013

Honking, speeding, stop and go traffic, pedestrians and never ending dangers make driving in California dangerous. Now there is a whole new group of dangerous, foreign, uninsured drivers on the road. Illegal immigrants should be able to obtain a license in the United States to correct this problem. On...

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