Texting While Driving

United States
August 25, 2009 6:54am CST
This PSA Texting while driving is pretty graphic but it has had millions of hits world wide. This film was made by a tiny police department in Wales, UK today it was shown on the Today show asking parents to show it to their teenagers in the hope it will deter them from either killing themselves or/and others! Do you think this will help stop this dangerous practice to all teens and adults who text while driving? http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DGE8LzRaySk
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@Lakota12 (42681)
• United States
25 Aug 09
Well in first place they shouldnt be texting while driving . Sure hope it shows every one a lesson to not text while driving!!!
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@smartjack (521)
• India
25 Aug 09
this is video can be very helpful, apart from this awareness should be spread among the teens telling them to avoid texting while driving.
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@quita88 (3716)
• United States
26 Aug 09
all forms of use on a phone or other device should be made illegal while driving, teen agers or adults eihter one.
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@echomonster (2227)
• Greenwood, Mississippi
25 Aug 09
I think maybe it will jar people into thinking about the consequences of their actions. Really, anything you do that distracts you while you are driving ups your risk of an accident. My first year or two driving I refused to even listen to my car radio because I was so scared of getting into a wreck!
@hsofyan (3447)
• Jakarta, Indonesia
25 Aug 09
Of course this movie is its influence. But do not forget, the influence to do that is still large. Such as: fear caused misunderstanding, etc..
@hsofyan (3447)
• Jakarta, Indonesia
25 Aug 09
Thus, prevention to not write or use a cellphone while driving should be done in various ways. For example: the prohibition against using a cellphone sticker on the dashboard, etc.. Driver awareness, is the most important.
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@CatsandDogs (13964)
• United States
12 Sep 09
Put it this way whiteheather, if this video doesn't do the trick then nothing will! Wow!! What a video!! It gets straight to the point and pulls no punches but that's what kids these days need! I'll let you in on a little secret, I tried texting while driving and frankly, I CANNOT do it! Being an older and more experienced driver, I tried to see if I could and I could NOT so how do these young folks think they can? That's so beyond my understanding.
• Canada
31 Aug 09
I think it's crazy enough to talk on the phone while driving, but to text? that involves taking both hands off of the steering wheel, and both eyes off of the road. When they say cruise control and automatic, they don't mean that the driver has no responsibity, or that the car can drive itsself.