This is truly a video worth watching, it is very graphic but this message serves the true picture of driving while texting and its consequences.
I do want to had this experience that I witnessed just yesterday, which makes this post so relevant for texting or drunk driving.
Just yesterday, my husband and I was traveling I-4 westbound to Tampa when we noticed a truck swerving in the far left lane to the middle lane and back. No one tried to pass and some cars from behind really came on fast. I'm not sure whether the driver was texting or was drunk. To make this story short, I called 911 and told what I witnessed - thank god after the next exit a highway patrol car was waiting for the driver who then pulled the driver over right after the trooper drove got him with his flashing lights - Lives were saved indeed!
Plain and simple, just don’t do it. In California it’s illegal and has been since January 1, 2009.
Illegal, yet every single day I see numerous drivers willingly breaking the law. Yesterday it was a middle aged woman who had both arms thru the steering wheel, blackberry against the speedo, on the freeway!
The following video is part of an half hour long program being shown to new drivers in the U.K. It's graphic in nature and worth every single moment of it's 4 minutes and 15 seconds.
It’s a professionally made short movie using actors but that doesn’t diminish the message. If I had my way I’d make every teen driver and their texting parents watch this before they signed that contract for their new smartphone!
Watch the video then go hug your kid.
What do you think... too harsh?
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