Please Text Responsibly. (Hint: NOT while driving!)

Posted by on August 18, 2009 at 7:32 am.

Of course he thought it was important. Dire, even. It simply could not wait. So, we all waited behind him at the green light while he finished up that super important text.

And then I honked. He was like, “HUH? What? OH!”

And then the light turned yellow. Fortunately for him, he squeezed through the intersection in the nick of time. The rest of us had to wait again.

It could have been worse. He could have killed someone. Because if he texts at stoplights, what’s to keep him from texting while stuck in traffic or even on an “open stretch” of road?

It’s deceptively easy to kid ourselves that texting while driving is NOT dangerous. Not for you, of course. You’re probably remarkably dexterous and a champion multi-tasker. It’s only everybody else who sucks at it.

Read the full article here.

  • avatar katie jeann says:

    i think that they should ban texting because of all the tragic accidents that have happened because of texting on the phone. yes i admit that when i start driving i will most likly text but only if im at a stop or not near as may cars. they should make it a law though!

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