Your Turn: Your Feedback On Texting Ban & More Down Time For Soldiers
Governor David Paterson is expected to sign a measure into law that will make it illegal to text, play games or surf the Web while driving.
Here are some of your emails:
I agree with the idea of outlawing texting and other such distractions. I don't understand how anyone could think they were safely operating a moving vehicle while texting.
Secretary of Defense Robert Gates told Fort Drum soldiers last that he's working on getting them more time at home between deployments.
Here's a sampling of your messages:
We have been hearing for a few years now that time at home will get longer but we don't see it happen. We just keep seeing deployment time increase. Twelve months, 15 months at home is just not enough time when you are gone a year.
Sunday, October 4, 2015, Watertown, NY