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Text only 0:05 seconds increases your risk of accidents up 23 %. This risk destroyed lives. Here are their stories. “JEFFREY BASCOM, I Was …”. t exting while driving. Struck and killed 15 year old Tommy Clark who was walking with his friend - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

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Text only 0:05 seconds increases your risk of accidents up 23%

This risk destroyed lives..

Here are their stories..

JEFFREY BASCOM, I Wastexting while driving.

Struck and killed 15 year old Tommy Clark who was walking with his friend

Tommys friend felt the impact of Tommys body during the accident

Will spend 5 years incarcerated for automobile homicideSource: http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/56542711-78/bascom-driving-texting-clark.html.csp

STEPHANIE CLAVELL, I Was . . .texting while driving.Slammed into Terrence Doyleas he was stopped at a traffic light on his motorcycleDoyle hit the windshield and died three days laterCharged with second-degree manslaughterA health care worker and had no prior record

http://www.nbcconnecticut.com/news/local/Woman-Charged-With-Manslaughter-Accused-of-Texting-While-Driving-in-Fatal-Crash-215521551.htmlAARON DEVEAU, I Wastexting while driving.17 years old A High School student with a part-time jobCrashed head-on, killing Donald Bowley, Jr., Father of 3Luz Roman, Bowleys girlfriend still suffers from her serious injuriesConvicted with Homicide, Sentenced 2 years in prison and RestitutionDrivers License revoked for 15 yearsSent and received 193 texts that day, including seconds before and over a dozen texts right after the impact

Schreiber, Jason. Teen denies he was texting at tie of crash. New Hampshire Union Leader. 05 June 2012. Web. 23 July 2013. http://www.unionleader.com/article/20120606/NEWS03/706059906Crimesider Staff. Aaron Deveau, Mass. teen, sentenced to prison in texting-while-driving case. CBS News. 7 June 2012, Web. 23 July 2013. http://www.cbsnews.com/8301-504083_162-57448850-504083/aaron-deveau-mass-teen-sentenced-to-prison-in-texting-while-driving-case/

LILLIAN PROPES, I Wastexting while driving.16 years old and a Junior at Tatum High SchoolDriving on the freeway she received a textDecided to text back and lost control of her truck and crashed on the side of the roadDied instantly

http://www.kltv.com/story/14336978/texting-while-driving-blamed-for-tatum-teens-death

JOHN BREEN, I Wastexting while driving.

Lost control of the vehicle and was ejected and died from a skull facture

A Marine

Left behind a beautiful two-year-old daughter

Last text was yeah t

Breen, Teresa. "Stories from People Like You.Because Texting and Driving Kills. N.p.. Web.24 Jul 2013. . Text messaging for 5 seconds while driving creates a crash risk 23 times worse than driving while not distracted.11% of drivers aged 18-20 who were involved in an automobile accident and survived admitted they were texting when they crashedUsing a cellphone while driving impairs the driver more than alcohol intoxication

http://www.fcc.gov/guides/texting-while-drivingWhat can you do?Eliminate phone use while drivingLead by example. Pull over when using the phoneSet rules for yourself and share with others the importance of driving without distractionsON THE ROAD,OFF THE PHONE