Admit it, even though you swear you never touch your phone while you are driving, you'd be fibbing a bit. Sure there are laws around the country that fine texting while driving, but South Carolina is trying to make sure their drivers NEVER touch their phones again.
I just got a call from a number that is similar to mine, it had the same prefix. A call like that is from someone "spoofing" your number. It's just one of the many scam calls we all get that will regrettably increase next year.
The idea of a kid under 18 having a cell phone always surprises me, but in the world we live in, it's probably a good thing for a teen to have on hand. However, nervous parents who are always waiting around for a reply text will have a new app to try out.