Patch's Poll: Do You Text or Answer Emails While Driving?

AT&T launches a new awareness campaign to stop drivers from using their phones while on the road.

About 100,000 crashes occur every year as a result of someone texting while driving, AT&T President Rodney Smith said in a press release.

To spread awareness about this, the phone company has created a new no-texting-and-drivng pledge, which it encourages al drivers to sign. It can be viewed here.

Smith said AT&T wants texting and driving to be as unacceptable as drinking and driving is.

“I hear from far too many people whose lives have been forever changed by a texting-while-driving accident, and together, we want to spread the word about how deadly a single text can be,” he said.

Now is the point where we ask you to be honest: do you text or email while driving? Take our poll and share your thoughts in the comments.

Harry Sawyer August 18, 2012 at 09:19 AM
I sure as heck do not. I never answer my phone anyways, its always bad news, or someone wants something... But, I do witness MANY women, (young and adults) texting while driving... Even a mom and daughter once in Suffield. Of course, I screamed at them....
Robert J. Saget August 18, 2012 at 10:47 AM
Anybody who answers this poll and says "No" is LYING. And they know it! It's silly to even put it out there as a poll.
Cryptoclearance August 19, 2012 at 01:08 AM
Actually if a msg or email is important, I will pull onto the shoulder, stop, then do it. But I see so many people texting it is scary


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