This law is named for Daniel Gallatin, a father, grandfather, military veteran, and fireman of nearly 40 years who was killed in May of 2013 when his motorcycle was struck from behind by someone who was texting while driving. After impact, the motorcycle was dragged about 100 feet and pinned under the other vehicle. Despite being criminally charged with vehicular homicide – a third degree felony under 75 Pa. Cons. Stat. § 3732 – Gargiulo was fined just $250, and was sentenced to less than two years. She was paroled after serving just two months of her sentence.