Don’t Text & Drive, the Real Live Video.

Via on May 31, 2011

Bonus, one worth sharing: Text & Drive? You & your loved ones never will again if you all watch this.

Another: Don’t Text & Drive while listening to Queen:

For 140 comments plus the story of the video, click here. Kudos to the film-er.

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please share your stories… http://dont-text-and-drive.blogspot.com
I was following a teen that was texting.
I called the police then followed him and video taped him.

He hit two cars… TEXTING and DRIVING is not worth it!!!!

The original video was given to police.

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15 Responses to “Don’t Text & Drive, the Real Live Video.”

  1. Chase Bauer says:

    Please… this person absolutely must have been drunk.

    • Mike says:

      Not always – at least a drunk driver is looking at the road. At 45 miles an hour, you're traveling at about 66 feet per second, so the time it takes to press 1 or 2 letters, you've easily covered over 20 yards, 1/5 the length of an american football field while not looking at the road. The same as just closing your eyes for a second or two.

  2. Esin says:

    is it ok to video tape and drive?

    • elephantjournal says:

      This was covered in the link to the above comments…it's a great question. Apparently it's far safer than texting or being on cell phone, it's about as distracting as listening to music/radio. ~ W.

  3. Latex Solar Beef says:

    Could we please have some more nekked yoga? Kthxbai

  4. notafollower says:

    where's the proof he was texting!? people these dayz.

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  6. Jeff says:

    OH MY GOD OH MY GOD OH MY GOD!!! LOL…Breathe dude….drivers like that should get their liscense taken away period…no questions asked

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  8. Roger Wolsey says:

    Waylon, Yes! So glad you're okay! Curious timing. Your post is Dec. 10. I posted the following on FB on Dec. 9th:
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    (just tweeted this to #Texting #TXTing #TXTNG)"

    Sadly, Flirting With Danger: More Drivers Texting on the Road Than Ever: "Despite various state law bans and nationwide awareness campaigns to prevent texting while driving…." http://news.yahoo.com/flirting-danger-more-driver

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