Driving requires attention on road, not phone

Tuesday, July 21, 2009 | 12:01 a.m. CDT; updated 5:24 p.m. CDT, Tuesday, July 21, 2009

The thought process driving a columnist’s initiative to commit his or her thoughts to paper often traverses divergent paths. Most who write for publication do so because they enjoy it and aim for subjects intended to hold the reader’s interest while also assaying to provide for the common good by inciting ideas.