Texting while driving a bus don't mix

Texting while driving a bus don't mix
It's a known fact that there can be a lot of distractions that hinder the focus of people in the driver seat. On a busy highway in Texas, a man slammed into the back of an SUV, because he was not paying attention to the road in front of him. Instead, he was busy texting away on his cell phone for about six whole minutes before realizing that he is going to hit the vehicle in front of him. The man in question was driving a bus which is used to transport handicapped individuals. Cameras placed throughout the bus captured the driver as he took out his phone to start texting. You can clearly see from the video how widespread texting and phone calls are being carried out by drivers in control of a public transportation vehicle. So what's the lesson to learn through all of this? Texting and driving don't mix well at all.

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14 Comments

1. BigRed83

Posts: 144; Member since: May 19, 2008

I think that driver should be forced to ride a bus where he knows the driver is texting in rush hour and he can't do a thing about it. Then we can have him drawn and quartered, tied to an ant hill, cover him in honey... you get the idea.

2. vzw fanman

Posts: 1977; Member since: Dec 11, 2008

there is nothing wrong with texting and driving and its easy to do. the only thing is they should use their blinkers more often

12. Fanboys Suck

Posts: 609; Member since: Dec 12, 2008

Try living in California...

3. Kiltlifter

Posts: 742; Member since: Dec 11, 2008

please tell me you are joking? If you aren't joking, I hope you cause an accident, kill someone, get sentences to 20 years in prison, $5mil in fines, reckless man slaughter, and a slew of other charges to teach you of your stupidity and make you an example to other morons who share your idiocracy.

4. Legion

Posts: 397; Member since: Dec 12, 2008

Thats a pretty awful thing to hope for.

10. Keepin_Real

Posts: 23; Member since: Apr 22, 2009

That is awful for someone to hope for but I do get the point of it. Too many people do stupid things while driving. I've seen some REALLY STUPID things from other drivers and it just makes me bang my head on the steering wheel when I see those things. I know in my area you can get pulled over driving while texting and I know of a few co-workers that were. It's a large fine and they deserved it. Too bad, no points on their license though, they should have gotten 6 points on top of it.

13. Fanboys Suck

Posts: 609; Member since: Dec 12, 2008

I think I am going to have to agree with Kiltlifter on this one. Too many people get off easily for stupid things. SOme people just need to be made examples sometimes. Props to the Kiltlifter himself!

5. LGVX1993

Posts: 260; Member since: Jan 27, 2009

Are you kidding me? People are dumb.

6. heavybreathing

Posts: 276; Member since: Feb 26, 2009

"The man in question was driving a bus which is used to transport handicapped individuals." LMFAO

7. ToddD00

Posts: 38; Member since: Mar 30, 2009

And this is funny why?? Also shouldn't it be written "doesn't mix" instead of don't?

8. heavybreathing

Posts: 276; Member since: Feb 26, 2009

The phonearena people arn't really consider the smartest people in phone reporting. Don't expect much from them grammar related.

9. Astromanaught

Posts: 46; Member since: Mar 11, 2009

I reason that this is funny is because maybe he should of been one of its passengers, not its driver. And texting and driving should be a really heavy fine. talking and driving has already been proven to be on par with drinking and driving (and i have no problem talking and driving, for most people).

11. Legion

Posts: 397; Member since: Dec 12, 2008

The phone arena staff is RUSSIAN or at least some sort of nationailty from that part of the globe. Which explains everything. They can barely use english and that is no exaggeration. I have recieved emails from them which is how I know.

14. Fanboys Suck

Posts: 609; Member since: Dec 12, 2008

It all makes sense now!!!

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