AT&T It Can Wait Campaign
By: Dylan Weaver
"The ICW movement focuses on educating the public on the dangers of texting while driving."
It Can Wait is a campaign started by AT&T to raise awareness of the dangers of texting and driving and vowing to stop it.
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It Can Wait lets people take a pledge to never use their phone while driving, they have gotten over 1.3 million pledges since its start in 2012.
since its start, 43 states have created a law that bans texting and driving, and 15 won't let you use a phone at all while driving.
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I believe this is a good cause because using your phone while driving is dangerous and could lead to death.
According to the National Safety Council, over 1.5 million crashes happen each year due to texting and driving.
3,328 people were killed by cell phone distraction related accidents in 2012.