Longview police tweeted a visual to demonstrate the dangers of texting and driving, and its pretty accurate.
Driving & Talking on the phone will get you in the ditch everytime. Drive Safely, arrive at your destination safely. Is it worth your life? pic.twitter.com/IvXfLNi8Lb— Longview Police (@LongviewPolice) June 15, 2017
Thankfully, no one was injured in this one-vehicle wreck, but clearly represents how easy it is to lose control when distracted.
Gov. Gregg Abbott recently signed a House Bill 62 into law making texting and driving illegal in Texas.