I'm sure everyone knew this was going to happen eventually. I've often wondered do these people spend this much time at home on the phone. There could be a thread about the "worst distracted driver" you've ever seen. Mine would be about the women who drove past me one morning in front of my house balancing a large bowl of what i presumed was cereal on the bottom (rung)of the steering wheel. She had the spoon in her rt hand while griping the wheel and the rim of the bowl at the same time. In her Lt. hand she was dialing a cell phone with her thumb,holding on to the steering wheel with maybe two fingers.... Out and out reckless behavior. Shingletown woman gets six years in prison for fatal texting crash : Latest News : Redding Record Searchlight A Shingletown woman was sentenced this afternoon to six years in prison after she was convicted last month of gross vehicular manslaughter for ramming into the back of a car in 2007 while she was texting on a cell phone. Deborah Matis-Engle , 49, must serve 50 percent of her prison sentence before being eligible for parole. Matis-Engle was speeding and text-messaging on her cell phone on the afternoon of Aug. 13, 2007, when she slammed into a line of cars waiting at a Highway 44 construction zone, causing one of them to explode into flames,. Petra Monika Winn, 46, of Redding died when her car, which was at the end of the line of the waiting vehicles, became engulfed in fire after being rear-ended.