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VIDEO: Voices Around Town | Texting & Driving

Original post made on Mar 27, 2012

Each week the Voice goes downtown to ask passerby one question about a current event. This week we asked, "Do you think texting behind the wheel is as dangerous as drunk driving?"

Read the full story here Web Link posted Monday, March 26, 2012, 1:04 PM

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Posted by Paramedic
a resident of Cuesta Park
on Mar 27, 2012 at 2:18 pm

PEOPLE IN GENERAL NEED TO SLOW THE HECK DOWN! WHY IS EVERYONE DRIVING SO FAST THESE DAYS? HURRY UP TO GET TO WORK FOR YOUR FIRST COFFEE? HURRY UP TO GET ON YOUR COMPUTER AT WORK OR HOME? EVERYONE IS SPEEDING FOR NO REASON...AND THERE IS NO REASON TO DRIVE FAST. EXCEPT, WHEN I WAS A PARAMEDIC I HAD A REASON.


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Posted by Doctor Killjoy
a resident of Sylvan Park
on Mar 28, 2012 at 5:20 pm

One simple empirical fact is that you see more swerving drivers due to texting or talking on smart phones than you EVER see from actual drunk drivers. I know of no one who drives, and keeps their eyes open and vigilant, who could possibly disagree with this.


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