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Tue, January 22, 2013

Little Chute woman should get the maximum

STOP IT!

I have little to no sympathy for people who are foolish enough to text while driving.

A young woman from Little Chute's life will never be the same.

A cyclist is dead.

I hope that was a real important message she was reading when she hit and killed him this past summer.

Now she's facing what could be a maximum of 10 years in prison.
Like I said, I hope that text message was worth it.

As a cyclist who rides a road bike for a few thousand miles a season out there on the streets I know it can be a dangerous sport. But my life shouldn't be in the hands of someone who isn't paying attention to driving a few thousand pounds of steel down the road because he or she is more focused on some silly messaging going on at the time.

Stop it.

Stop it now.


More about this on the Tuesday PhilCast show.

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