Werner Herzog Documentary Explores Heartbreaking Toll of Texting and Driving — Steve Kuzj Reports

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There’s no real good excuse for texting and driving, but people seem to keep doing it anyway — which is why esteemed documentarian Werner Herzog has directed a 35-minute documentary on texting-and-driving accident victims.

According to U.S. Department of Transportation statistics, 3,331 people were killed and 387,000 more injured in crashes involving a distracted driver in 2011. Officials estimate that at any given daylight moment, 660,000 drivers are using their phones or other devices while driving.  The video tells four heart-wrenching stories of Americans involved with texting-while-driving accidents.

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