Saw this video this morning; a message from the Miami-Dade Expressway Authority on texting while driving. I am one who definitely lose my mind, not literally, when I saw someone texting while they are driving. I will always tell them off. While it is already bad enough to take call without an earpiece while driving, we seem to have advanced to texting while driving. Apparently we have grown leaps and bounds in technology and yet we have not matched likewise intellectually; some of us have become slaved to technology rather than to make use of technology to benefit humankind in general.
Fortunately, most of us are wise enough to know what is the right thing to do. The next time round when we hear that familiar alert for incoming text, may we have the wisdom to know that if it is urgent and a matter of life and death, the person will have made a call instead of texting. Otherwise, the text message can wait until you have reached your destination.
A message from the video which went straight to my heart:
The next time you’re driving and you hear that text come through … before you reach for your phone … stop and think … about who’s left behind to pick up the pieces …
The Last Word – Don’t let a text be your last word
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