There isn’t a Tucson collision repair technician elbow-deep in the remaining wreckage of a texting-and-driving accident that doesn’t ponder just how and why this is still a thing. It’s a dangerous concept to even lightly ponder, especially on stretches of Arizona highway where drivers frequently goose their speedometers over 80 mph without a second thought.
That gives the auto body repair community plenty to ponder already. We’re now forced to ask ourselves, why would someone take to social media to brag about doing something so literally criminally stupid?
Fortunately, if our fellow motorists are going to gamble their lives and others’ for the sake of one imminently clever text, tweet or Facebook salvo, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) can and will take to Twitter to publicly throw some shade your way.
The NHTSA’s “#justdrive” campaign is more than just a catch-all forum for addressing the epidemic of distracted driving in general. The agency also has no qualms attaching it to replies warning certain tweeters that take great pride in their reckless endangerment.