SPONSORED POST Listen up text-messaging addicts (myself included) #ItCanWait! When we hop in our cars, we need to put down our phones! Capisce? The "Real World St. Thomas" cast recently took the pledge and now it's time for you to represent.
According to research by AT&T, 97% of teens say texting while driving is dangerous yet 43% admit to doing so. Um... You mean I'm on the road while this is all going on? Totes scary. Watch this video for more stats:
No matter how tempting or urgent it may seem, your life is much more important than a simple response to your friends. Your friends will understand! The "Real World" cast asked you to share your #ItCanWait pledges, so we took to Twitter to see what you were saying! Here are a few that stood out:
I love driving, but I also care about my life. I make the pledge not to text while driving. #itcanwait— Kimi James (@kimija) September 23, 2012
Don't let your last words be a text. Take the pledge to never text & drive again #ITCANWAIT— Jake (@CashMyFocus) September 27, 2012