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PSA texting while driving

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PSA Texting while driving

PSA Texting while driving

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  • 1. Ledra McClinton and Robert Ortiz
  • 2. “ A lot of people are being killed because of texting [while driving]” - Rep. Tom Craddick
  • 3. 35% of Americans admit to texting while driving… - Johnston Moore That is 108,912,350 people who text while driving in the United States .
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  • 5. Cell Phone use contributes to an estimated 6% of all crashes, which equates to… 636,000 crashes 12,000 serious injuries 330,000 injuries 2,600 deaths … each year - Harvard Center of Risk Analysis
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  • 7. 16 people die each day due to phone contributing accidents. - Dr. David Strayer
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  • 9. These staggering numbers of deaths and injuries call for us to take action.
  • 10. U.S. Congress and the State of Texas are taking a bold role in saving lives.
  • 11. On April 11 th , 2011, the House passed a bill that banned Texans from texting and driving. -Austin Bureau
  • 12. The law has been established However, the solution to texting while driving is more than the law…
  • 13. It is going to take responsibility, accountability and the will to do what is best to minimize the dangers of texting while driving.
  • 14. Don’t wait for this to happen to you or to a loved one before you make a change.
  • 15. The Auto-Reply feature will help change the texting habits that lead to dangerous driving.
  • 16. The developed app provides an intuitive Auto-Reply for the user, which will allow the sender to know the user is unable to respond until they are finished driving.
  • 17. This is a small solution that has the potential of saving a large number of lives… … possibly yours.
  • 18. Texting While Driving Solution: Change Habits Not Just Laws -Eric Wood, Founder of OTTER LLC
  • 19. Be the solution. Change the Habit.
  • 20. http://www.accidents.com/distracted-driving-solutions-otter.html Download your App and Drive safely!!!
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