Friday, May 27, 2011

TEXTING while DRIVING

You'll be hearing from me on this topic in the very near future.

Meanwhile,
DISCUSS in the comment section below,
please.



6 comments:

  1. Last summer, I got a text from someone while I was driving down old troy road. I grabbed my phone and started to text back. I drifted off the road under the overpass...went completely off the road. I stopped, cried, and decided in that moment that no text would ever be more important than my kids. I've never picked up my phone again while driving. Now, if I have to send a message, I pull over to do it...or I let my kids text from the back seat for me! :) Rod does the same thing.
    Great topic...especially in light of our community's latest loss.
    jill

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  2. It is totally crazy to even attempt to text while driving. Its like trying to drive blindfolded! I remember a very sad case in Surrey some years back of an 18 year old girl driving to work, killed, when a van rammed her off the road by a driver who was texting his girlfriend. What a waste of life :(

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  3. Jill: The recent events in our town are what promoted this, but since it hasn't been confirmed by the police, I wanted to wait to write my piece. I am not talented enough most days to even talk while driving, let alone attempt texting!!!

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  4. Joe: Stories like that are all too common in our country. Our state actually banned it, but other states like MO banned it for under 21 -- which means what, I don't know. I know age is not relevant to ability to text. You are too right that it is a waste of life!

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  5. "if you text and drive ill kill you if that doesnt first" - wise words from momma c :]
    even before i won 2nd place for the allstate foundation scholarship for making a video about the dangers of texting while driving i never did it - nor will i ever. there is nothing more important when you are driving than your safety and the safety of others around you.

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  6. HAHA! I wonder what your Boyfriend thought of that as he was leaving last night!? LOL!

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