TEXTING: Donn Esmonde says “HIT THE ROAD”

The fact is people through no fault of their own are hurt, sometimes permanently due to the carelessness of others.

The the problems get worse. Dealing with insurance companies, denials of necessary medical care, loss of wages can devastate a person or family.

Buffalo News columnist Donn Esmonde hit the nail on the head in his piece on distracted driving. He cites flipping the bird, eating while driving, among other distractions. We sometimes forget a vehicle can be a deadly weapon.