TITLE

Road Kill

PUB. DATE
June 2013
SOURCE
Teen Vogue;Jun/Jul2013, Vol. 13 Issue 5/7, p100
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the consequences of texting while driving and also offers suggestions for how to avoid responding text massages while driving. It discusses the case of U.S. resident Amanda Kloehr, who slammed into a tractor-trailer due to distracted driving while updating her status on the social networking website Facebook. It also offers suggestions for downloading the mobile device applications like DriveScribe and DriveSafe.ly which respond to the text messages automatically.
ACCESSION #
89520998

 

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