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US telco AT&T is urging staff and customers to pledge never to text and drive - and is willing to rat on teenagers that break that promise. Those who vow never to juggle text messages and the control of a moving vehicle won't get a silver ring to wear, but they can share their pledge on Facebook and dedicate it in the memory of anyone killed by a texting driver. In the supporting video, see below, AT&T suggests parents might like to take technical measures to ensure their kids' don't weaken.


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HTML gone wrong. Only on joshd tv.
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Thats Like, So Totally Wrong. Like, Oh My God, I Should Be Able To Do What I Want!

- Typical annoying teen girl driver response.
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Thats Like, So Totally Wrong. Like, Oh My God, I Should Be Able To Do What I Want!
- Typical annoying teen girl driver response.

True.
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Thats Like, So Totally Wrong. Like, Oh My God, I Should Be Able To Do What I Want!
- Typical annoying teen girl driver response.

Well, assuming she is old enough to drive I'd like to think she is mature.
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and if your a pssenger?
    
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Well, assuming she is old enough to drive I'd like to think she is mature.

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and if your a pssenger?

This, minus the spelling mistakes. I'm all for not texting behind the wheel but how are they going to prove it without a camera, which this particular technology doesn't use?
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This, minus the spelling mistakes. I'm all for not texting behind the wheel but how are they going to prove it without a camera, which this particular technology doesn't use?

By this time maybe Farcebook will have a camera inside everyone's home and car? biggrin.gif
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This is the dumbest idea on earth.....what if your not driving? or if your stuck in traffic?
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