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I Think Cell Phones Should Be Banned While Driving

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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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    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 3 Responses Jan 14, 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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    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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    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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    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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    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 Jan 28, 2012

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Related Experiences

    Driving alone takes us in other world of thoughts... But it's the best time to look at the past and plan the future
    elegantguy00 elegantguy00 26-30, M May 10

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    Me too..a little nostalgic
    happyattimes happyattimes 36-40, M Apr 30

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    TOO TRUE
    Anth1290 Anth1290 22-25, M 1 Response May 14

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    And wasn't it a more innocuous time! Liken their use to living in a city as opposed to small village - you should know more people, but you have less friends!
    PeterSp8 PeterSp8 41-45, M 3 days ago

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    3 1/2 hour trip and it's all singing in various voices, challenge accepted!
    Beijodeabacaxi Beijodeabacaxi 18-21, F Apr 29

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    Uggg traffic snail speed parkway is closing 😩😩😩😩😩😩😩😩😩😩😩😩😖
    Farmmaid Farmmaid 36-40, F 5 Responses Apr 29

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    I love the music on IPod I can't help but to sing along to it.
    sroonaka616 sroonaka616 18-21 Apr 29

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    I dont use a cell/mobile phone. I hate the things! :) The ridiculous thing is that I was stopped by the police while driving and charged with using a mobile while driving. They...
    rodscot rodscot 51-55, M 1 Response May 12

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    Social Media exposes a lot of things that wouldn't be exposed had it not existed. People post their every move. Relationships seem to be weaker due to outside influences. People...
    ATLsLadyLuck ATLsLadyLuck 36-40, F 3 Responses May 18

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    Why the right loves privilege politics (here's a link to the article: https://www.jacobinmag.com/2015/05/99-1-percent-income-inequality-class/ ) Last month, I wrote a short post...
    Vrime Vrime 22-25, M 1 Response May 5

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    I love to sing and dance while driving. lol. People driving by me either usually give me weird looks because I am completely of pitch probably or laugh and join in. I find it so...
    wluvpaola wluvpaola 22-25, F 2 Responses May 2

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    I blast the music loud in my car while driving I just love it!
    MaryAlias MaryAlias 22-25, F 4 Responses May 5

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    I'm leaving soon for a much needed trip and I cannot wait to make my playlist. I want songs that I can sing at the top of my lungs while driving down the open road.There is nothing...
    KuriosityKills KuriosityKills 31-35, F 1 Response May 17

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    All i have to say is WTF EP....! MARVINTHEMARTIAN here... People need to stop being so damn anal (<---oops might get banned for that 1 now)about everything. If i ever say...
    marvinthemartian2 marvinthemartian2 31-35, M May 4

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    Last night I was thinking on how we could reform prisons to better help in, well, actually reforming criminals. My idea might be silly but it's just an idea. It's based off of how...
    PinkMellow PinkMellow 18-21, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    So I recently started driving again after having an expired license for a while during my school semesters. I got my licensed renewed and did my driving test and passed with...
    scorpionerd scorpionerd 26-30, F May 15

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    I am on my phone all the time when there's school, because of emails from school, announcements from the student government and group works. On breaks, I am on my phone, because I...
    bogzwong bogzwong 18-21, M 1 Response May 13

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    Driving home from work today..I had 3 people cut me off for no apparent reason. One driver almost put me in a ditch as he was driving far too fast and erratically. I saw a car pass...
    sensualbeauty1 sensualbeauty1 46-50, F 8 Responses Apr 29

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    What a terrible thing! Spanking children! Don´t you think? Children who are spanked grow up to become violent as adults, right? That is the politically correct view these days...
    Helle31 Helle31 31-35, F 11 Responses 4 days ago

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    Write about your experience1. we never switched an app ....i need the phone bust plan 2. the black cutie is another **** up too young black men trying too get aheaTd 3...
    MARGARETWIN5151 MARGARETWIN5151 51-55, F May 6

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    well.. hello everyone, i am LittleCreates... those of you which know me, i wanted to say that my previous ID got banned due to some complaint someone done against me... i dont...
    LittleCreates2 LittleCreates2 22-25, M 1 Response May 18

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    As we've said before, NSA, aural its allowable mission to aggregate adopted intelligence to FFXIV Gil assure theUnited States, uses intelligence accoutrement to acquire the...
    fifafifa fifafifa 22-25, F May 18

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    Welcome to the Banned Twice Club Ask me anything
    crowe1515 crowe1515 18-21, M 1 Response May 19

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    well i've have a 6 hour driving class, but that was back in January and my "skills" are very rusty....mom let me drive her car today and she was in the passenger seat. i was doing...
    randomgirl42 randomgirl42 18-21, F 22 Responses 21 hrs ago

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    My Ambivalence Towards AA. First of all, it’s too bad I have ill-feelings for AA. I have met some genuinely caring, gentle people that appear to have their heads screwed on...
    mariaweeks mariaweeks 46-50, F 20 hrs ago

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    Everytime I find myself faced with a difficult challenge, I remind myself that nothing could be as bad as holding the hand of a loved one while they take their last breath. This...
    molliee151 molliee151 22-25, F 8 hrs ago

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    Being able to call him up at 2am because you're hurt and alone and he drops what he is doing to meet me and make me laugh while holding me until I fall asleep ... I love him ?
    Edweina Edweina 18-21, F 39 mins ago

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    I personally think I'm at the verge of going insane. I view actions differently than others. For instance most people would think it would be cruel to experiment chemicals on small...
    smartish smartish 18-21, M May 3