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Seniors On The Road: Never, Never Text & Drive PDF Print E-mail

We in our sunset years want to keep up with the younger generations. We seek to have all those little electronic boxes that serve as phones, tv screens, shoppers, maps and other eyeball distractions.

However, as we see in the news almost daily, there are terrible accidents caused by car drivers who take their eyes off the road to peer in the little boxes. Even when they do it for only two or three brief seconds, traffic on busy city streets and highways can become deadly.

Seniors, whether they admit it or not, slow down mentally and have diminishing sight and hearing. Also, if you get a call while driving, pull over to safety before responding. Failure to follow safety rules makes for potential disaster when they’re behind the wheel of a car.

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