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Stow the phone

Self absorbed. It’s all about me. I am the center of the universe.

All of these words come to mind when I see today’s endless stream of motorists talking, tweeting, twittering and Face booking while speeding down the boulevard. This recent phenomenon has become epidemic and it’s spreading.

Harsh words?

Certainly, but there are also harsh consequences in lives lost, bodies maimed or injured permanently in traffic accidents caused by those who place their own need to continually use their cell phone before focusing on the task at hand – driving safely and consciously.

In 2008, the National ...

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