b'intexticated[in-text-i-k-tid] -adjective driving under diminished physical and mental control due to texting.TAKE THE PLEDGEFOR TEXT-FREE DRIVINGDistracted driving is a huge problem, and its growing. Mobile phones constantly clamor for our attention, and were used to accessing and responding non-stop. But, because text messaging requires visual, manual and cognitive attention from the driver, it is by far the most alarming distraction. Texting while driving is dangerous and deadly.Operating a vehicle requires uncompromised attention. Keep yourself and others safe on theroadnever text and drive. Take the pledge, share what you know and speak up about distracted driving. Distracted driving kills and injures thousands ofpeople each year. The fight to end distracted driving starts with you. Make the commitment to drivephone-free today.Take the Pledge:I, _________________________________,will not be a victim of or cause others tobe harmed by distracted driving.I will never text while driving. I will never talk on the phone without a hands-free device while driving.I will speak out if the driver in mycar is distracted. I will encourage my friends and family to drive phone-free.Why are we different? We care._________________________________Signature/Date472015 REACHINGOUT-CURRENT.indd 45 12/10/15 10:45 AM'