Study the picture first and then read the story.
This happened to an Englishman in France who was totally drunk. The French policeman stops his car and asks the gentleman if he has been drinking. With great difficulty, the Englishman admits that he has been drinking all day, that his daughter got married in the morning to a French man, and that he drank champagne and a few bottles of wine at the reception and quite a few glasses of single malt thereafter.
Quite upset, the policeman proceeds to alcotest (breath test) him and asks the Englishman if he knows under French Law why he is going to be arrested.
The Englishman answers with humor. No sir, I do not! But while we’re asking questions, do you know that this is a British car and my wife is driving … On the other side.
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Texting while driving is one of my pet peeves . As a Motorcycle rider I see it all the time. Coffee cup in one hand, texting with the other and steering with their knees. I know because I can see in the window as I pass them.
They get a shout out from me as I pass.
Signs that someone is on their phone is, erratic speed, they move from one side of the lane to another and often into the next lane, they do not stop in time and often rear ending the car in front. I have seen it all
A Hong Kong movie theater asks its patrons to leave their cellphones ON when they enter the movie. Using that, Volkswagen made an eye-opening ad…
More than 1.5 million views in 3 days!
After viewing, please forward as it may wake up some folks and save their lives one of these days!
“Extreme situations always sound crazy – until you’re in one.”
Driving in remote places in triple digit temperatures and your car breaks down.
Apparently a person can survive up to 48 hours in a hot climate without water. The secret is limiting evaporation. Covering up with clothing helps hold the body moisture. Don’t be exposing the skin with skimpy tops and shorts.
a. If you know you will be traveling in hot harsh conditions carry at least 2 gallons of water per person per day as well as some salty snacks to replace the salt you may lose during sweating. I have a friend that always carry’s a two gallon container in her car where ever she goes as you never know when you may get caught in a traffic jam in very hot conditions on the highway where there is no where to get off the road.
A golf umbrella in the trunk is also a good idea for instant shade. If you are hiking let someone know where you are going and for how long.
b. Check your tires – Check them before you leave to make sure they are at the right pressure. If the air is 100 degrees, the pavement can be between 180 and 200 degrees. Blowouts are common.
c. Stay with your vehicle – Your car is your survival kit. It is easier to spot a car than a person from above. The car also provides shelter and shade and you can always use the horn and lights for signaling . Keep the doors open for ventilation and lift te hood of the car so someone can see your are in strife.
d. Get off the ground – The ground will be extremely hot. If you have to be outside in the heat use a chair if you have one in the trunk or use one of the seats.
This is so true. I have witnessed parents texting their kids to see where they are, knowing they are driving. Do what everyone did before mobile phones, phone before they leave, calculate an estimated time of arrival, if they are a half a day late then start to worry.
I guess in most cases it is a set of rules for them and a set of rules for the kids.
As a motorcyclist, texting or phoning while driving a vehicle is a recipe for trouble. I am encountering this every time I get on my bike. You think it won’t happen to you, think again.
For those who regularly read my blogs, you would know my disgust for those using a phone while driving especially for texting. Here is a good reason why. This Article was sent to me.
This may shock some, but it’s reality.
Share this with friends and family members.
And remember to leave the phone in your pocket, purse, or where ever.
The life you save may be yours or more importantly someone else’s.
They found his iPHONE in his hand
And his head in the trunk!
Disturbing I know but what does it take to make everyone realize how dangerous it is.
Drextors – My word definition of people who text while driving
This is my pet Peeve. As a Motorcyclist it is one of our greatest fears, those who text and use the phone whist driving.
I have known of a young girl, she was not paying attention, texting and ran straight into a motorcyclist and took his leg off. How would you like that on your conscience. Plus I see young Mother, with kids in the car texting away not paying attention to them or the road.
I see enough of it and have seen some scary near misses because of it and these statistic prove how dangerous it is.
Anyone who reads my blog, knows I am passionate about the education of the dangers of Texting and using the cell phone while driving.
I ride a motorbike and I see cell phone use in the car it all the time. I have had to take action to avoid an accident because the vehicle in front does not see me and almost takes me off the road. My signal to them of course was not a polite one.
Importantly your children need to see this video that has been produced by AT&T. It is very sad and graphic. Adults alike need to take heed.
We all need to understand that when anyone is driving and you know it – Don’t text them.
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