If you are reading this as you are driving down the road, pay close attention and read every word carefully. Don’t skim! It might save your life, or the life of somebody you love. Maybe take a sip of that coffee to wake yourself up, because you are going to want to remember this.
Thursday, law enforcement in
Kitsap County will be cracking down on distracted driving,
especially those who talk on the phone and text while driving. That
includes the Sheriff’s Office, the State Patrol and city
I said, cracking down on distracted driving. The tickets run upwards of $124.
Distracted, I said. Distracted, meaning people who are steering loaded missiles down public roads but not paying attention, especially those talking on the phone and texting. I said, talking on the phone and …
Speaking of distracted, those are cute sweat pants. Oh, and I see you have brought along a garden salad to eat while you drive. You must be very health conscious. Sure, I can pass the dressing. Would you like me to shake it up? Yes, bully idea bringing along the Bluetooth fondue pot. It plugs right into the cigarette lighter, you say? How clever.
a 2013 study found that nearly one in 10 drivers on the road
doesn’t have a clue of what they are doing. Oh, got another call?
In fact, the study from UW Medicine’s Harborview Injury Prevention and Research Center said that about half of distracted drivers were texting. I said, UW Medicine’s …
Oh my, the egg of your Egg McMuffin just escaped its muffin stronghold. That’s quite a grease stain it left on your cute sweat pants. What do you mean, “Let it go, man?” It’s just under the gas pedal, go ahead and reach down there and grab it. I’ll wait.
distracted driving has been compared to drunken driving, as it
I said, distracted driving … Oh, that guy searching for a song on his iPod just cut you off, give him the finger. I don’t think he noticed. Now update your Facebook status. Here’s a suggestion: “They will give licenses to anybody these days.” That will teach him.
What were we talking about again?