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Sun Jul 28, 2013, 08:41 PM

What do drivers talk about when they are one the phone for 200 miles? [View all]

I was driving home today from Iowa where we sold off the last of my parents estate. The drive takes more than 12 hours and across 4 states.

As I exited the tool booth in western Indiana this mini-van shot past me with personal plates, a woman was driving while talking on her cell phone. This meant that she didn't use turn signals and most likely didn't check to see if anyone was in her path. As she all but cut me off and was well over the speed limit, I took mental note because I have found that you see many of the same vehicles as you travel across country, timing of stops and number of stops causes this to happen.

Halfway across the state this same mini-van passes me, she is still talking, then again as I exit the toll booth in Ohio, I pass her this time as I have the ezy-pass, she is still talking, and a little later, she goes zooming past and guess what she was doing, not picking her nose.

How does anyone talk that long? And think about the distraction that driving causes in that conversation.

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