”According to an AAA poll, 94 percent of teen drivers acknowledge the dangers of texting and driving, but 35% admitted to doing it anyway”. The National Safety Council reports that cell phone use while driving leads to 1.6 million crashes each year. Texting while driving is 6x more likely to cause an accident than driving drunk”. According to the CPC, distracted driving caused an average of nine deaths and 1,000 injuries per day in 2018”.
The North Bay is reeling as the “wine country fires” sweep through Northern California communities. It’s devastating. Tens of thousands of residents have been evacuated from their homes. Santa Rosa has been hit particularly hard, but many smaller communities and rural areas are also under siege. As of Wednesday, more than 3,500 homes and businesses are known to have been destroyed by the fires in Napa County, Sonoma County, Yuba County and Mendocino County and
Don’t Text and Drive Is the message I’m about to read more important than my life? This is question all drivers should pose to themselves while driving. There are so many risk associated with texting and driving such as killing yourself, killing others, causing a car accident or just simply distracted by the conversation engaged in by the text message. The last text conversation I was having was about what time we were going to
I’d Rather Not Just one question: Text and drive? Before screenshotting the last conversation I had while texting and driving, I was forced to stop and really think about the last time it happened, which is a good thing. In 2011, my oldest sister got hit by a car whose driver was texting and driving. I have always known that texting and driving is dangerous and that drivers should never partake in it, but the
Imagine it, you live at a lake town, it is 102°, no wind, and you about to have 5 days in a row off of work, could it possibly get any better? It definitely could not for me, but in one quick instant, it could have gotten unbelievably worse. I had just gotten off work and my friend and I had talked about meeting up and taking our jet skis out later that week. I