According to the National Safety Council, one in four car accidents in the United States involves the use of cellphones.
We know that texting and driving is bad. We know that no tweet or text is more important than someone else’s life. And yet, here we are. Hundreds of lives are ruined each year in this country alone because of texting and driving, but if you were to get in your car right now and glance at the drivers next to you, you’d probably see downcast eyes.
When asked about their texting habits, these young people had no problem saying that they snapped, texted, and tweeted almost every time they hit the road. This is how one woman’s story made them change their ways.
The next time you want to look at your phone in the car, remember this video. Nothing going on in your virtual world is more important than the real lives of those around you.
To learn more about the dangers of texting and driving, be sure to check this out.