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In response to the 1.6 million accidents caused each year by texting and driving, Briggs Ft. Scott and KOAMNewsNow.com have teamed up to make the roads safer in our 4-State Area. Thank you for joining us by pledging to be a Text-Free Driver.

After taking the pledge below you will receive a free window cling by mail for your vehicle to spread awareness and support.

In an effort to save lives, reduce injuries and protect property I pledge to take a public stand against texting and driving.

I pledge:

  • to stay focused on driving by leaving my phone in my pocket, purse or glove compartment and never read or send a text until I’ve reached my destination.
  • to utilize the technology in my phone that prevents texts from being received or sent, automatically sending a notification that I will respond when I’m no longer driving.
  • to spread the message about road safety, encouraging members of my family and friends to be a Text-Free Driver, too.  
  • to be a vocal advocate for driving safety by speaking up if the driver of the car I’m riding in is distracted by a phone.
  • to be a strong example to younger drivers, helping to educate them about the dangers of texting and driving behind the wheel.
  • to take a public stance against texting and driving by placing the Text-Free Driver window cling on my car for other drivers to see.