Tip of the Day: Ways to Get Drivers to Stop Texting

stop texting_thumbDon’t be tempted: turn off your cell phone.

Let voicemail capture your voice and text messages. If you have to call or text while driving, pull off the road safely and stop.

Recognize that text messaging can be a habit.

Get support from your friends by letting them know you are working on breaking the texting habit.

If you think you will still be tempted to text and drive, put your phone somewhere you can’t reach it, like the trunk.

Take control of your cell phone, don’t let it control you. You are the only one who decides when and if you send and read a text message. These simple tips could actually save the lives of so many people.

© 2012 SAT Telecommunications Ltd.

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