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Patch's Poll: Do You Text or Answer Emails While Driving?

AT&T launches a new awareness campaign to stop drivers from using their phones while on the road.

About 100,000 crashes occur every year as a result of someone texting while driving, AT&T President Rodney Smith said in a press release.

To spread awareness about this, the phone company has created a new no-texting-and-drivng pledge, which it encourages al drivers to sign.

Smith said AT&T wants texting and driving to be as unacceptable as drinking and driving is.

“I hear from far too many people whose lives have been forever changed by a texting-while-driving accident, and together, we want to spread the word about how deadly a single text can be,” he said.

Now is the point where we ask you to be honest: do you text or email while driving? Take our poll and share your thoughts in the comments.

Bob Torcello August 18, 2012 at 01:15 PM
If you gave out tickets to those who do, Clinton would have a down payment on the new school. .... and no I never do...if you need to, pull over, stop and do it. that middle option is ridiculous.
Anita Bath August 18, 2012 at 02:41 PM
Can we ask this question to State Troopers? I'm sure the answer yes will be off the charts!
Broke Dick Dad August 18, 2012 at 02:57 PM
The fine for texting/emailing/calling while driving should be $1000 for the first offense, suspended license for the second offense and 30 days in the hole for the third.
Bruce Farmer August 22, 2012 at 02:52 AM
Until the state of Ct. gets serious about enforcing the cell phone fines we will continue to have a big problems on the roads. Just the other day a truck was coming at me in my lane on 145 and until I hit my horn he had no clue about where he was. I see people texting every day on the road - trucks - cars - buses -CRAZY !!

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