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"Andrew was 21 years old and had recently started going out with a new girlfriend. On Boxing Day he met her parents for the first time. After leaving, Andrew began his journey home - which should have taken 30 minutes.


While he was driving along a 60mph rural road, his girlfriend sent him a text telling him what a wonderful evening it had been and how her Mum and Dad really liked him. How much of the text he read will never be known...shortly after the text was sent police were called to reports of a serious collision......"

This is taken from the My Red Thumb website. My Red Thumb is a multi-services partnership campaign that is aiming to reduce the amount of serious and fatal collisions caused by drivers using a mobile device behind the wheel.

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