Dying for a status update

Hands up who has posted a Facebook status update while driving? Sent a text to a friend from behind the wheel?

You’re not a lone. Apparently 84 per cent of Australians admit to texting and driving. It’s so rife that it has a name Intexication.

Research reveals driving and texting is as harmful as driving drunk.

Yet more and more of us do it and we’re setting a terrible example to our kids – Australia’s future drivers.

Here’s my thoughts on why we should put the phone away.