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Better Believe It Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jan-13-10 08:51 AM
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7. The rate of deaths has decreased because of seat belts and air bags.
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  -National Safety Council: 28% of Car Accidents Caused By Cellphone Use! Better Believe It  Jan-13-10 08:40 AM   #0 
  - Just getting through the grocery with everyone talking on their cells is hard enough,  blondeatlast   Jan-13-10 08:43 AM   #1 
  - On the plus side, 50% of that 28% crash into other cellphone users  Orrex   Jan-13-10 08:44 AM   #2 
  - as a pedestrain, I've almost been run over twice by yahoos on their cell phones  DBoon   Jan-13-10 08:45 AM   #3 
  - Sounds fishy. Isn't the highway death rate declining?  ThomWV   Jan-13-10 08:45 AM   #4 
  - The rate of deaths has decreased because of seat belts and air bags.  Better Believe It   Jan-13-10 08:51 AM   #7 
     - They predate general cell phone use but the reasons are greater than that - safer cars for 1  ThomWV   Jan-13-10 09:35 AM   #11 
  - Just one of the reasons I metaphorically roll my eyes...  LanternWaste   Jan-13-10 08:51 AM   #5 
  - It's not the phones, is it? It's a lack of courtesy and foresight.  RadiationTherapy   Jan-13-10 08:51 AM   #6 
  - It is the phones. Just watch the horrible moves and inattentive driving by cell phones users.  Better Believe It   Jan-13-10 08:54 AM   #8 
  - I think there is a lot more substance to what you have just said that is being recognized  ThomWV   Jan-13-10 09:37 AM   #12 
     - 'Courteous Capitalists' Is there such an animal?  RadiationTherapy   Jan-13-10 10:08 AM   #17 
  - So what do we do?  bigwillq   Jan-13-10 08:57 AM   #9 
  - Make it a huge fine and license suspension after 3rd violation  Better Believe It   Jan-13-10 09:57 AM   #14 
     - And hit 'em for their car insurance, too. Why should I subsidize boorish  blondeatlast   Jan-13-10 10:11 AM   #19 
  - Last night we were following a car where we could clearly  canoeist52   Jan-13-10 09:09 AM   #10 
  - The numbers just don't bear it out.  flamin lib   Jan-13-10 09:57 AM   #13 
  - Do you use a cell phone while driving for talking?  Better Believe It   Jan-13-10 10:00 AM   #15 
     - No nt  flamin lib   Jan-13-10 10:08 AM   #18 
  - Cell phone terrorists ...they'll get you before El Kabong does.  L0oniX   Jan-13-10 10:00 AM   #16 
  - I've fortunately never been hit by a cellphone-impaired driver, but have had plenty of close calls..  marmar   Jan-13-10 10:17 AM   #20 
 

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