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NoTXT Mission
Did you know that over 5,000 people die each year from distracted driving in the United States alone?

Did you also know that studies show that texting while driving impairs a driver in the same manner as being legally intoxicated?

That's why KTAB, KRBC, and BigCountryHomepage.com are teaming up with local community partners to bring you NoTXT Big Country. It's a brand new program meant to do one thing: get all drivers in the Big Country to pledge to never text while driving.

Help us put the brakes on texting and driving. Make a pledge today, and then follow through on your word. We're all counting on you.

Take the Pledge

PDFParents and Teens, click here to download the NoText Big Country Pledge. Sit down and discuss the dangers of texting a driving, and agree that your safety and the safety of others is more important than answering a text message. It's up to all of us to keep our roads safer today. Or, Click Here to take our online pledge form now.

Individuals who just want to pledge can click here to download the individual pledge form.

Tell a friend about the NoText Big Country program today, and encourage them to pledge against texting and driving.

TxDot Talk Text Crash

TxDOT is deeply committed to making travel in Texas safer for all of us. The Talk. Text. Crash. campaign was launched to raise awareness of the dangers associated with distracted driving and to encourage Texans to put down their cell phones while driving.

Distracted driving is becoming increasingly common and dangerous, causing traffic crashes and fatalities. This deadly trend is mirrored in Texas, where nearly one in four crashes involves driver distraction, according to TxDOT. In 2009 alone, over 100,000 vehicles were involved in crashes where distraction in vehicle, driver inattention or cell phone use was cited. Sadly, 408 of those crashes were fatal..

For information on TxDOT:
Website: http://www.dot.state.tx.us/
Travel information: Click Here or call (800) 452-9292 for Road Conditions

Follow TxtDot on Twittter at : @TxDOT or click here for a list of local and statewide TxDot Twitter feeds
Follow TxDOT on Facebook at: http://www.facebook.com/TxDOT
Watch TxDOT on YouTube at: http://www.youtube.com/user/TxDOTpio

No Texting Links

http://www.stoptextsstopwrecks.org: The Ad Council and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration present facts & tips on how to avoid texting while driving.

http://itcanwait.com/: AT&T's website dedicated to encouraging teens nationally to pledge against texting and driving

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