You’ve Been Text-Ended

Posted by on August 1, 2009 at 9:06 am.

“Text-ended” refers to the act of sending a text message while driving and failing to notice that the car in front of you has stopped or slowed down. The resulting rear-end collision is known as a “text-ender,” and although it’s a slightly humorous term, don’t expect police, your insurance company or the person you hit to laugh much.

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