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Tennessee Gives Texting and Driving a “Thumbs Down”

It is a well-known fact that April is National Distracted Driving Awareness Month. Well, maybe not well-known—yet! The Tennessee Highway Safety Office teamed up with the Department of Safety and Homeland Security this month to spread a message: Thumbs Down to Texting and Driving. This month, the Highway Safety Office is asking Tennessee residents to use social media to help spread awareness on the hazards of texting and driving. People can take part by posting a selfie with their thumbs down and use the hashtag “#ThumbsDownTN.” Just don’t post it while driving! Distracted Driving is a Big Problem in Tennessee Though many people assume distracted driving is only a problem with teenagers, they’re wrong. Distracted driving is a Tennessee problem. A recent analysis shows there is no age group is particularly prone to texting and driving. According to a Public Information Officer with the Tennessee Highway Safety Office, the issue…
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