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New video highlights the dangers of texting while driving

If a picture is worth a thousand words, how many words in value is a video? It may be completely incalculable in the case of the video below, created and distributed by AT&T. 

Before I go any further, I want to quickly offer kudos to AT&T for producing this video.

While the cynic in me recognizes that it’s a PR move which is very probably meant to inoculate the company against potential future litigation associated with the tragedies that may befall drivers who are stupid enough to use AT&T's devices to send text messages while also operating a moving vehicle, they did actually make a really compelling video.

In fact, this video is so well done that it should be required viewing in every “Driver’s Ed” class in every high school in America.

It should probably also be run on a loop at every DMV office in the country.

Take this video and use it whenever you encounter a distracted driver — there is an ever-increasing number of states which now have laws on the books which let you pull these folks over and set them straight. 

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