Texting and driving have become an epidemic. With young and inexperienced drivers behind the wheel, the effects of texting while driving can have disastrous results. In the video above, S. Gupta interviews Ms. Merry Dye who lost a daughter to texting and driving.
Mariah Dye passed away after being partially ejected from her vehicle and having her head crushed during the rollover accident. In “Teen Dies Drafting Text: Where u at” this heart wrenching story provides insight and background on the problem of texting while driving.
Awareness of the perils and educating parents that provide the phones and vehicles is key to helping curb the tide against this epidemic.