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I Think Cell Phones Should Be Banned While Driving

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    The Driver Was Tex Messagning While Driving

      FILE - In this Aug. 5, 2010 file photo, a rescue worker is seen at the scene of an accident involving two school buses, a tractor-trailer and another passenger vehicle, near Gray Summit, Mo. Federal safety investigators say a 19-year-old driver was texting at the time his...
    lunnas lunnas 41-45, F Dec 14, 2011

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    Scary

    They really should ban cell phone while driving. This includes hand free, texting and internet use as well. I've had a lot of close calls from people driving in a dense urban area and ignoring their surroundings. These distractions cause a lot of wrecks and deaths. Cell phone...
    CrazyWaterSpring CrazyWaterSpring 51-55, M 4 Responses Jan 14, 2012

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    What Will It Take For You Not To Drive And Talk On The Cell And Drive?

    What will it take for you not to text and drive?what will it take for you not to talk on the cell phone and drive?will it take you killing some one for you to stop talking on the phone while driving?will it take you causing a bad crash for you to stop texting while you drive...
    lunnas lunnas 41-45, F Dec 14, 2011

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    Cell Phone & Texting Accident Statistics

    Cell Phone & Texting Accident Statistics Data regarding car accidents involving cell phone use and/or texting while driving has been limited in the past, but it’s slowly becoming available to the public. The information on this page...
    lunnas lunnas 41-45, F 1 Response Dec 14, 2011

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    There Real!!

    Okay, maybe to other teenagers or people who is addicted to texting...shouldn't drive while doing that. Because believe it or not...the commercial are real. You can kill someone or yourself by texting...it happens. If you don't think so, then check what the most death rate for...
    Monsterbunny17 Monsterbunny17 18-21, F Jul 19, 2012

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    My Mom Texts And Drives

    My mom has this really bad habit to answer the phone while driving or answer a text.... so the other day I seen this commercial of this girl saying ''my sister was amazing... she was my bestfriend... she could make my day just by her laughing, she had the best laugh...'' then the...
    ItsGabiSweetheart ItsGabiSweetheart 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 3, 2012

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    How Do You Deal With People Who Call You When They're Driving?

    I don't use cell phones when I'm driving but what stresses me is when people call from their cell phone when they are driving. Usually they're on the motorway because they see that as wasted time and they don't think they need to concentrate so much. Sometimes it's friends but...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Dec 31, 2011

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    Cell Phone & Texting Accident Statistics

    Cell Phone & Texting Accident Statistics Data regarding car accidents involving cell phone use and/or texting while driving has been limited in the past, but it’s slowly becoming available to the public. The information on this page reflects the most current 2009 and...
    lunnas lunnas 41-45, F 1 Response Dec 14, 2011

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    I Am Soooo Afraid As A Pedestrian!

    I can't stand when people text, or talk on their cell and drive. I once in awhile see this happen when I am at a stop light waiting to cross the road. I have noticed this mainly on the ones that are trying to turn at this intersection I go to alot. This is where I get so afraid...
    jmintuck jmintuck 36-40 Dec 15, 2011

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    Some girl literally almost hit my car today,

    she was texting and merged into my lane. What did I do? I blew my horn and scared her into the turn lane.
    LilRedFoxTail LilRedFoxTail 18-21, M 1 Response Apr 29, 2014

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    Stupid People Tricks

    Ok, so this is more of complaint than a story but here goes. I go to work in the afternoon and it's just about time when everyone else is getting out of work. A little chaotic would be a good way to describe them. So, I'm driving and minding my own business. Then here she comes...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Oct 2, 2012

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    They Are Here

    They are banned here, but it doesn't seem to stop most people from using them while driving.
    ChipmunkErnie ChipmunkErnie 61-65, M 1 Response Jan 21, 2012

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    Text Messaging Can Kill While Driving !!

    In our campaign for driving safety, one of our strongest partners is the National Organizations for Youth Safety (NOYS).  The exceptional young people who make up NOYS are tireless safety advocates who have been enthusiastic participants in our fight to end distracted driving...
    lunnas lunnas 41-45, F 1 Response Dec 14, 2011

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    Dangerous

    I can't believe how many people I see texting or talking on phones while driving. They are not concentrating on the road, they're concentrating on their phones and that is so dangerous!!Get off your phones when driving please!
    kes36 kes36 22-25, F Oct 27, 2012

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    Dwi Vs.cell Phones

    I have experienced this over and over again! People on their cells phones are just as bad as a drunk driver. Some may say not me some may say im extreme! Not true. I have been driving down the road and everyone is passing this one car and as I approach and decide to pass also I...
    Babeondwy Babeondwy 41-45, F 2 Responses Jan 28, 2012

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    My step dad goes 50 on a road that says 40MPH and he goes 80 on he interstate. My mom goes about 75 on the interstate and 50 on the two lane roads (like my step dad). My step dad...
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    I don't want to be here anymore. I want to disappear. I think about it all the time, I mimic putting a gun to my head and shooting myself. When I'm driving I imagine driving into a...
    theginger89 theginger89 22-25, F 1 Response 11 hrs ago

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    Hiddenheart101 Hiddenheart101 56-60, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    There are quite a few posts lamenting about perverts being banned from EP. While l agree with this statement, shouldn't the posts state their definition of perverts and name and...
    MistyMoon1 MistyMoon1 41-45, F 7 Responses Apr 1

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    Yes been looking at things like the new world order and the illuminati ( I don't believe in it for say). And I can't help but think we do need one we are week as humans we have a...
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    on some days I feel like "I'm awesome you don't like me it's your loss" while on other days I feel like "I'm so lonely. what have I done wrong in life that made me this miserable...
    Kywen97 Kywen97 16-17, F 14 hrs ago

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    The most irksome thing about Muslims is how they stay silent and never turn on the extremists among them. You did not see a Muslim turn in Bin Laden did you? You saw millions morn...
    pdqsailor1 pdqsailor1 51-55, M 3 Responses Mar 25

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    Windows Phones Are good :) A good competitor to both Android and Apple Phones:) I encourage more people to buy Windowsphones :)
    vickyvinoth vickyvinoth 26-30, M Mar 25

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    I tried marijuana before and i don't think theres anything wrong with it. Well yeah, its gonna burn the **** out of your throat and make you cough, but hey most peoples first...
    ladyrainicorn ladyrainicorn 16-17 1 Response Apr 1

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    For a while I was thinking about my ex-boyfriend a little more than I should. He is my friend on Facebook, so when I posted "I wonder do you think about me as much as I sit and...
    Missinterpret Missinterpret 31-35, F 5 days ago

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    Last night on my way home my car decided to take a detour, I rolled down the windows, turned on the heater, as it was a bit chilly last night, and turned up the music. Driving...
    NewBeginnings77 NewBeginnings77 31-35, F 9 Responses Mar 22

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    I think EP needs a cleansing of these perverts....??
    snowflake007 snowflake007 41-45, F 2 Responses Mar 31

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    I just read a post from Facebook about his friend's death. Before, I didn't know what it was about when he posted a status saying R.I.P. to my best friend until today, I read his...
    Xemplefied Xemplefied 26-30, M 5 days ago

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    There is a short list of things that brings me peace. Driving without a real destination while listening to a selected playlist, getting lost, get a smoke, talk with yourself and...
    FlyingMolly FlyingMolly 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 8

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    Yep, too addicted, but I think it is mainly due to my job. The hour lunch I am stuck taking (that is unpaid) gives me two options. The first is to try to converse with the people...
    unreciprocated unreciprocated 36-40, F 2 Responses Mar 24

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    This generation is so very mean and different than ours was. I have two teen girls that are good kids. They mostly have good friends but sometimes I'll hear something and try to...
    Jennerrous Jennerrous 36-40, F 5 Responses Mar 31

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    Doesn't everyone love their cell phone. I love my cell phone.
    CoolKid77 CoolKid77 22-25, M 2 Responses Mar 20

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    Ever since I got my driving license I've loved driving, and I'm a lorry mechanic and driving them is so fun
    marshy96 marshy96 18-21, M Mar 23

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    There are many things about how I've been most of my life that cause me significant distress. My memory is atrocious and doesn't extend very far into the past. I can barely...
    AnattheDestroyer AnattheDestroyer 31-35, F 1 Response Mar 28

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    The doctors asked my mother when she was pregnant with me did she want to terminate the pregnancy because I would be born with sickle cell anemia. I hate being in pain and...
    StellaDonner StellaDonner 22-25, F 2 Responses Apr 7

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    This is driving me nuts. She's constantly talking to, texting and going to lunch/meetings with a coworker. We went to a party last weekend, he was there. They sat next to each...
    CorymbiaP CorymbiaP 36-40, M Mar 30

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    My old one died some time back and for a while, I just kept putting off replacing it. Now I'm deliberately going without and it feels good. I may eventually buy another one, but I...
    everyotherusernamewastaken everyotherusernamewastaken 26-30, M Mar 31

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    I love my cell phone so much. I feel lost when it is not in my possession. My family and girlfriends call me at all hours of the day and evening. Everyone just loves to chat...
    femaleoutshopping femaleoutshopping 26-30, F 3 Responses Mar 19

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    I am very much addicted to have my cell phone with me at all times. I cannot miss a call from my employer. I have many family members and friends and do not want to miss their...
    blondecollegefemale blondecollegefemale 22-25, F Mar 22

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    I always have. My mother always said she really lost me when I got my license as I was barely home ever again. I just drove. Anywhere and everywhere. I'm not sure why. Maybe it was...
    Blondiex15 Blondiex15 36-40, F 16 Responses Mar 23

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    Playing the Cello, is like playing on a Woman's Columna Vertebralis.
    Strawberrryfieldsforever Strawberrryfieldsforever 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 28

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    I don't know where I lost it my brother thinks I left it at the bank I'd be pretty pissed if I did he said he'd take me there today but I don't really think he well so I'm a little...
    CookieMonsta16 CookieMonsta16 18-21, F 3 Responses