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Do you text while driving?

 
QandA

Asked by QandA at 7:06 PM on Sep. 3, 2010 in Just for Fun

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  • No. Nothing is so important that it can't wait until I pull over. Anyone who knows me knows that if I don't return a msg immediately, it's because I am busy (driving, eating diner or at an event with the family, etc).
    5BabyBees

    Answer by 5BabyBees at 7:15 PM on Sep. 3, 2010

  • Only if it's a yes or no question. Generally I don't even look at my phone while I'm driving. I have four kids in the car with me usually. I'm not willing to risk their lives in order to answer someone's question. It can always wait until I get where I'm going!
    SAHMomOf3

    Answer by SAHMomOf3 at 7:09 PM on Sep. 3, 2010

  • nope. they say that it impairs your reaction time more than if you were legally drunk. i don't want to take that chance. once in a blue moon i will text while i am stopped at a red light or in some traffic that is standing still. never when i'm moving though.
    princessbeth79

    Answer by princessbeth79 at 7:08 PM on Sep. 3, 2010

  • God no. I can't even see the phone unless I put my glasses on, and I sure ain't driving with those things on!!!
    m-avi

    Answer by m-avi at 7:08 PM on Sep. 3, 2010

  • No way! Its very dangerous. Your more likely to get into an accident while texting than talking on the phone.
    KrazyKutie

    Answer by KrazyKutie at 7:08 PM on Sep. 3, 2010

  • Hell NO! That is frickin dangerous.
    shanlaree

    Answer by shanlaree at 7:09 PM on Sep. 3, 2010

  • No...neither does my hubby. however, he DOES use the maps app on his blackberry while driving which annoys me to no end, especially when i'm right there in the car. HELLO. just give the phone to me and have me look up the address, duhhh.
    erinwhitt

    Answer by erinwhitt at 7:10 PM on Sep. 3, 2010

  • no.. if I gotta text I'll pull over.
    xxhazeldovexx

    Answer by xxhazeldovexx at 7:11 PM on Sep. 3, 2010

  • yes but only at red lights
    pinkdena

    Answer by pinkdena at 7:09 PM on Sep. 3, 2010

  • No, and as a matter of fact, I don't TALK on my phone while driving either. I live in a highly populated area where there's pretty much always heavy traffic and am just not comfortable with the distraction.
    Besides, they just outlawed texting while driving in my state, so folks caught doing so will be getting tickets. Yay!
    vicesix

    Answer by vicesix at 7:14 PM on Sep. 3, 2010

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