They Call These RTAs - Road Traffic Accidents
This is a road safety video, showing the impacts of driving while distracted. In this case it’s texting, but it could just as easily be driving while talking on the phone - hand-held or hads-free - don’t kid yourself that there’s a difference:
I came across the video via Andy Cline’s Carbon Trace , and by now it’s all over Twitter, Facebook and probably even TV. If you haven’t seen it, I urge you to watch. Especially if you’re ever tempted to text or chat while you’re driving.