Technology has made it easier than ever for people to connect, but unfortunately that technology has us doing the wrong kind of connecting, mainly connecting to the vehicles in front of us or the vehicle behind us when they slam into the back of your vehicle.
No matter how brief your text messages might be, they can wait until you are either out of the car or off of the road. After all, you do not want to send your friend a text message saying that you are going to be a little late only to have to send another message telling them that you’re going to be very late because you’ve been in an accident. Is that short text message really worth potentially totaling your car, raising your insurance rates, or losing your life?
Texting while driving can be deadly, which is why police are starting to discourage drivers from texting and driving in several states by implementing special laws and stiff penalties. Not only should you be worried about the expensive ticket that you can get because of texting and driving, you should be concerned with the statistics surrounding texting while driving.
Once you have finished reading the infographic below, do yourself and your friends and family a favor by sharing it with them. Not only can you potentially save their lives, you can also save the lives of everyone else who is driving, walking, biking, jogging, or skateboarding on the road. Knowledge is a beautiful thing, so pass it on.