A woman from Northumberland whose mum was killed after a driver hit her while texting, says it's 'absolutely disgusting' that so many people are still doing it.
Emily Carvin's mother Zoe was killed six years ago when a lorry driver didn't notice a traffic light, because he was texting.
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