Spring is here and so too will be the nicer weather. This also means more people are driving on the roadways and the nicer weather means a lot more risks and distractions. The biggest distraction? Cell phones.
You may think it is harmless to be using your cell phone while driving your vehicle but you are sadly mistaken. Unfortunately, the consequences are not just yours to burden if something horrible occurs due to driving while using your cell phone. Those consequences way too often become a part of somebody else’s life and not just your own.
I have witnessed multiple oncoming vehicles cross center lines in the road while the driver was texting or reading a cell phone. I have witnessed vehicles sway into lanes beside them almost hitting other vehicles while the driver was texting or reading a cell phone. I have also witnessed a vehicle rear-ended by another vehicle while the driver was texting or reading a cell phone.
Do you want to kill yourself, or worse, somebody else? Text while driving. Drivers that do this are a virus. They are endangering the lives of everyone around them. You may as well be drunk or impaired while driving too, if that’s the mentality you have as a driver today. You are toxic. You risk the lives of everyone on the roadway around you. Fines? Nope. Lock you up is more like it. Nothing is so important that you need to put individuals and families in harm’s way because you are clueless to the consequences of texting while driving.
Put your cell phones away and just drive. Period!
The SAFE And The SERIOUS is an Award-Winning Traffic Safety Campaign that originated in the community of Burrillville, Rhode Island and is being utilized as a strong visual campaign across the USA in communities reminding drivers not to text & drive. Display banners and posters are permanently placed inside high schools, high school parking lot exits, gas stations, car washes, retail stores, plazas and malls in an effort to curb this dangerous hazard on our streets, roadways and highways with high impact graphics and simple messages about safe driving. Behind the wheel? DRIVE NOW…TEXT LATER!