Ellen discussed the dangerous fad of texting behind the wheel, and offered some suggestions for how to keep the roads safe!

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Tracy Plummer
182 days ago

Ellen, thank you for addressing this issue on your show. My sister was run down and killed by a distracted driver 4 years ago. I miss her every single day. While I forgave the young gal that committed this act, (my sister would have wanted me to) she only received a fine for under $170 for inattentive driving. There were no laws for texting and driving in Wisconsin. It was like a slap in the face. My niece has become a big advocate for stopping distractive driving. I wish there were more people like you that took the initiative to voice this grave epidemic.
My sincerest thanks,
Tracy Plummer

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Joanne Yelle
197 days ago

If you don't have a car that answers the phone and you hear the person talking and you answer back without touching anything. That is ok. If not stop your car on the side of the road and answer but only if it's important. Just call back later when you are not driving, there is no hurry to answer a phone.

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Richard Barrier
197 days ago

Ellen, please check out the Android app called TXT ME L8R that I created. The website has lots of value and content. www.TXTMEL8R.com - Thanks for adding your voice to problem.

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