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Concentrate on the road

The roads this morning were more than a little bit slippery. As I was stopped in traffic on the bridge coming out of town, a car came up behind me and couldn’t stop. I got a gentle nudge on my bumper, no harm done.

But the gentleman driving was chatting on his cell phone, and even when he pulled up beside me on the roundabout to check if everything was OK, he was still talking on the phone.

I admit to being a multi-tasker as well, but when the roads are as icy as they were this morning, please reconsider talking on your phone, fiddling with the radio, brushing your hair, or whatever else you do in the car while driving, and focus on the task at hand: safely getting where you’re going.

While I wasn’t hurt in the slightest, I’d feel a lot better knowing you were concentrating on the road. Please, hang up and drive.

Heather St. George

Aspen


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