Joe Markosek

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Few Drivers Cited For Texting While Driving Statewide

There’s no doubt texting is a quick and easy way to communicate, but it’s also potentially deadly when done behind the wheel. The obvious dangers prompted state lawmakers to create a law banning drivers from texting while operating a motor vehicle.


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Commission Considers Increasing Wholesale Gas Tax, Vehicle Fees To Fund Roads

According to a report, one idea would require drivers to pay a few cents more for a gallon of gasoline in addition to higher registration, driver’s license and other vehicle-related fees.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–07/20/2011

Sign warns drivers not to text while driving

Roadside Signs Say No To Texting

Mike Pintek takes issue with U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray Lahood and his proposals regarding texting while driving. Mike also takes issue with the electronic signs that are now appearing on the Interstates and the PA Turnpike.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–10/11/2010

State Legislature and Governor Meet to Figure Out Transportation Funding

Governor Ed Rendell is calling a special session of state government to address the huge deficit in transportation funding. Larry and John talk to State Representative Joe Markosek to discuss what will happen today when […]