I keep telling you how dangerous and reckless it is to text while you drive. Apple is introducing new technology that could help stop the trend. But one guy used some older technology to take the issue into his own hands.
A Florida man was fined $48,000 for using a cellphone jammer while driving so he could stop everybody around him from texting - and calling - while driving.
A phone provider reported to the FCC that every day for two years their cell towers were experiencing interference between Seffner and Tampa, Florida. The suspicious timing of the interference? During the morning and evening commutes.
The FCC found that Jason R. Humphreys had been using wideband emissions from a blue Toyota Highlander SUV. The jammers are illegal in the U.S., and Humphreys will be paying.