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Pet Peeve (Week #25)

Don't be stupid

(f/13, 1/50 sec, 48mm)

 

This is my pet peeve, too many drivers on the road are distracted with cell phones, texting and talking on them... 80% of crashes, and 65% of near crashes, involve some form of driver inattention within 3 seconds of the event...

 

Only 5 states prohibit drivers from talking on handheld cell phones while driving and 14 states ban text messaging for drivers.

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Taken on June 21, 2009