Video Underscores Chronic Texting-Driving Problems

Jim Luff
Posted on July 29, 2015
It only takes one moment of distraction to kill you when you are traveling at 70 mph. Texting takes more than one second and if you click the link below, you will see how easily it is for a passenger to snap your photo and make a Facebook post go viral.

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If a client was to send a photo of you texting while operating a company vehicle, there really isn't any choice but to terminate your employment. Anything less than that would indicate the company doesn't take safety of passengers seriously. I would suspect it would be very difficult to be hired as a chauffeur anywhere if your photo was publicized like this. 

And should you ever discover one of your chauffeurs or drivers ever doing this, I've got two words for you to share: YOU'RE FIRED!

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