Texting Kills, But Will It Ever Stop?
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Texting Kills, But Will It Ever Stop?

The text isn't as important as people's lives.

Texting Kills, But Will It Ever Stop?

Texting while driving kills, will we ever stop?

Something I am proud to say is that I do not text and drive. Do you? If you said "yes" or said "I hope I could say no" then this is where you should stop and put the phone down while you are driving.

I am only 19 years old. I have had my license since I was a junior in high school. I have never been in an accident, but there were many times where I almost was...and guess why. I see more drivers on the road texting and driving than I do just strictly paying attention. Listen to the following statistics:

1 in 4 car accidents involve cell phone use.

9 people are killed everyday from texting and driving.

1,000 people are injured everyday from texting and driving.

Texting and driving is the leading cause of death in teens.

I have my parents, brothers, a sister, cousins, grandparents, and even friends who could be one of the 9 or 1,000 people thanks to those who text and drive. Or, it could even be me as one of those statistics.

How do you feel now?

Well hold on...

Here are the times that it is totally okay to text and drive:

1. Never.

2. Never.

3. Never.

If you text and drive, you should put an end to it. My life and your life are at risk. Is the text really worth it?

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