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Old 03-06-2012, 07:27 AM
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Texting is illegal now in Michigan while driving. When I see someone doing it, and I am in the passenger seat, I take a pic with my phone and make sure they see me. The look of confusion and fear is priceless.

My husband was doing it in the rain on a recent trip to Tennessee. I grabbed his phone and threatened to throw it out the window. He doesn't do it anymore.
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Its illegal in VT too...and a few months after the law passed an 18 year old idiot smashed a woman walking her dog as she was too distracted by texting while she was driving. She killed the dog and put the woman in a coma. The woman is now permanently paralyzed and the driver is facing trial as a result.


EDIT: My phone lets me do verbal texting where I just talk into it and it sends a text version and I still dont even do that while driving. Just stupid. I dont get it...how the hell did people survive 15 years ago when they had to drive with no one to talk/text to while doing so.
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I dont get it...how the hell did people survive 15 years ago when they had to drive with no one to talk/text to while doing so.
That's what drink-driving was for, wasn't it?
Nowadays, all the big phone providers are heavily financing the temperance movement, to get rid of this competition.
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Texting is illegal now in Michigan while driving. When I see someone doing it, and I am in the passenger seat, I take a pic with my phone and make sure they see me. The look of confusion and fear is priceless.

My husband was doing it in the rain on a recent trip to Tennessee. I grabbed his phone and threatened to throw it out the window. He doesn't do it anymore.
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I only text in the car when I'm at a complete stop, prior to leaving or after having parked the car. Although I have wanted to reply a number of times when I get texts while driving. I usually get whoever's with me in the car to reply for me. I ask them what it says, and I tell them what to write. It's that simple.
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And it is a well known fact that if you don't see a danger, then it does not exist. Which of course means that there would be far fewer car accidents if cars didn't have all those glass windows you can see through.
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I don't think Dav will be posting on TL anytime soon.
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Dav? Dav? DAV!! TALK to me, Dav....
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Totally tried to rep you Dav. Lol
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I note that Dav hasn't posted since his "joke". I sincerely hope it was a joke...
It was...I had meetings all afternoon so I couldnt post.
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It was...I had meetings all afternoon so I couldnt post.


Yes that's usually the case.

Meetings with police, insurance people and that charming visit to the hospital.
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It was...I had meetings all afternoon so I couldnt post.
HE LIVES!!!

I figured I'd play with it a little longer.
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How would he have pressed "post" if he was in an accident? :P
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I don't drive, so...

seriously, the best gift to Dai I ever got is the handsfree calling system in his car. It used to freak me out when he'd call (which is very sweet) while driving (which is scary if he's using one hand to hold the phone).
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How would he have pressed "post" if he was in an accident? :P
Reflexive action when I collided with the other car obviously...my hand gripped the phone and hit the post button on my touchscreen.
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