Texting while driving is not safe.
You do not need us to tell you that, we are sure you’ve seen the AT&T ads and heard the PSA’s. The reason why everyone consistently relays this message is because this is a message that constantly needs to be communicated. It only takes one slip up and you might find yourself in a bad situation.
Here are some facts on texting and driving:
In 2011, 23% of automobile collisions involved a cell phone, which equals 1.3 million accidents.
You’re driving through a desolate stretch of desert. Suddenly you’re car just grinds to a halt. Do you know how to survive getting stranded in the desert?
There are many steps and precautions you should take when travelling through any kind of remote area. Here is a checklist of tips to help prepare for and survive getting stranded in the desert if your car breaks down.
Before You Set Off
1. Bring a reliable GPS unit or use your phone if it has GPS.
2. Don’t forget a hard copy of your maps, in case your phone doesn’t work when you need it. Desolate areas are called desolate for a reason. They are in the middle of nowhere, so odds are you will not get cell reception.