Dangers of driving selfies - KMSP-TV

Dangers of driving selfies

Posted: Updated:
NEW YORK (MYFOXNY) -

Well it's hard to believe this is actually a trend, but it is. You hop in your car, start driving. Then you reach for your cell and take a selfie. You post it on Twitter, Facebook or Instagram for everyone to see.

It is ridiculous and dangerous, but it's popular. It's estimated there are millions of driving selfies on Instagram and Twitter filed under hashtags like "#drivingselfie" and "#ihopeidontcrash."

Robert Sinclair Jr. of AAA New York says driving selfies are a major threat to safety because a distraction of just two seconds is sufficient to cause a crash, studies show.

To help deter driving selfies, Toyota has launched this ad campaign on Instagram: It's a crashed car with the message "don't shoot and drive."

  • HealthMore>>

  • FDA Approves New Combination Rx for Type 2 Diabetes

    FDA Approves New Combination Rx for Type 2 Diabetes

    FDA Approves New Combination Rx for Type 2 Diabetes Invokamet combines Invokana and metformin to treat adults with Type 2 diabetes (dailyRx News) A healthy diet and regular exercise are the...
    FDA Approves New Combination Rx for Type 2 Diabetes Invokamet combines Invokana and metformin to treat adults with Type 2 diabetes (dailyRx News) A healthy diet and regular exercise are the mainstays of...
  • Study: Men, lesbians more likely to have orgasms

    Study: Men, lesbians more likely to have orgasms

    When it comes to achieving orgasms during sex with a regular partner, straight women still lag behind men and lesbian women, a new study suggests.
    When it comes to achieving orgasms during sex with a regular partner, straight women still lag behind men and lesbian women, a new study suggests.
  • Consumer Reports advises pregnant women to avoid tuna

    Consumer Reports advises pregnant women to avoid tuna

    In a new review of seafood safety, Consumer Reports is advising that pregnant women avoid eating tuna due to concerns about mercury exposure.
    In a new review of seafood safety, Consumer Reports is advising that pregnant women avoid eating tuna due to concerns about mercury exposure.
Powered by WorldNow

KMSP-TV
11358 Viking Drive
Eden Prairie, MN 55344

Phone: (952) 944-9999
Fax: (952) 942-0455

Didn't find what you were looking for?
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Fox Television Stations, Inc. and Worldnow. All Rights Reserved.
Privacy Policy | New Terms of Service What's new | Ad Choices