The problem of impaired and distracted driving in our community exists. The Professional Firefighters of Eastern Missouri is campaigning to change that.
Justify It is their way of putting accountability back into the drivers' hands. They are asking drivers to justify their behavior behind the wheel.
According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, texting while driving is six times more dangerous than driving under the influence of alcohol.
Texting while driving is the leading cause of death in teens today. Researchers at Cohen Children's Medical Center in New Hyde Park, NY estimate more than 3,000 annual teen deaths and 300,000 injuries nationwide resulted from texting.
Justify It, a powerful on going message.