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3,000 Teen Deaths from Texting and Driving

Please don’t ever drink and drive, but also remember that driving should be your primary focus, not responding to a text, changing a radio station, or any other task at hand. Remember, you may feel like you’re in control, however there are other drivers on the road, and you don’t know what they’re doing while they’re driving. Anything can happen in a split second. Be safe and focus on the task at hand: driving. Thank you.

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A study done by the Cohen’s Children’s Medical Center in New York, revealed that drinking and driving resulted in the death’s of 2,700 teens in the US, compared to 3,000 from texting and driving.

How about a quick, honest but anonymous poll:

I was listening to the Peggy Smedley Show this morning while cleaning the bathroom and enjoyed some great interviews in her Distracted Driving Month series. The topics were great, everything from the value of reversing cameras through to why car manufacturers are putting social media technology into their cars.

Anyway, a subject that peaked my interest was comparisons of factors impacting on or causing accidents.Talking or texting on the phone is one that that police and others who examine the results of motor accidents look for by default these days.

Peggy quoted a study (can’t remember which university) where they found that people with a blood alcohol level…

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