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AAA, TCC partner in effort to end texting and driving

Posted at 2:52 PM, Apr 17, 2019
and last updated 2019-04-17 15:52:50-04

An effort to stop distracted driving, especially texting behind the wheel -- it's part of AAA Oklahoma’s new campaign to keep the roads safe.

It's a multi-year initiative they launched at Tulsa Community College’s West campus Wednesday morning. They're working with the community college to end a dangerous habit, which they say harms too many.

"We are losing nine lives a day in the United States and injuring a thousand people due to distracted driving. It's an epidemic that must stop," Mark Madeja, AAA public affairs spokesperson, said.

AAA Oklahoma is encouraging people to take a pledge to not drive while distracted.

The link is: https://ok.Aaa.Com/public-affairs/dont-drive-distracted

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