Distracted Driving

WARNING! What follows may (for you non-traffic investigators/first responders) be perceived as graphic.  It may very well make you uncomfortable.  You may shed tears.  I hope all of those things occur.  The message is simple.  I’ll trust you can figure it out.

I wish the networks in this country had the stones to air something like this. This should be shown on a continuous loop in every high school cafeteria. You soccer moms and businessmen need to set better examples. You police officers and EMS personnel who say “we’re exempt” are part of what’s wrong with the public’s perception of us and I’m ashamed of you (yes, I realize that’ll piss some of you off. I don’t care.).

The bottom line is put the phone down. You’re not as good as you think you are. Focus on driving the three thousand pound death machine at 65 MPH. Pay attention. Our lives depend on it.

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3 thoughts on “Distracted Driving

  1. Thank you!!! I see people texting while driving everyday and it scares the holy hell out of me.

  2. Thank you for sharing that clip , MC. It is brutal, appropriately graphic, and you’re completely right it is exactly what needs to be aired here in the States.

  3. The first time I saw this video was about a year ago. It was the #1 reason I started leaving my phone in the passenger seat of my car until I got to my destination. It’s not illegal to talk on the phone while driving here in the great state of Georgia, but that doesn’t make it any less dangerous to be distracted while driving.