Paul S.  Henderson, REALTOR®, CRS, South Puget Sound Washington Agent/Broker! (Fathom Realty Washington LLC)

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Mimi Foster
Falcon Property Solutions - Colorado Springs, CO
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I have gotten to the point that sometimes I pull up next to them at a stop light, pick up my camera as though I am taking a photo of them texting. I can't tell you the number of times people have thrown their phones on the floor next to them.

But to have their name on their car, just plain dumb. And on the freeway, infuriating.

Aug 05, 2016 12:47 PM
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Carol Wilson
Your $imple Home - Toronto, ON

I saw a TV show just 2 wks ago about a European country (might be Belgium) that requires a course in how to text and drive.  Get this: the lesson is a "practice test" in which they drive a simple obstacle course while texting.  They must maintain a certain speed (something like 40 m.p.h.), turn left, drive between markers, etc.  The instructor says to go ahead, he will help with spelling, etc and the student is to text a specific phrase.  If the driver hit an orange cone, the instructor would say, "what if that had been a person?"  The students all failed (which was the point of it): they couldn't stay safe on the road no matter what they did, and every one at the end concluded that texting while driving was going to end in death or damage. Some even threw their cell phones onto the floor of the car.  It was brilliant reverse psychology.  I wish everyone had to take such a "test".

Aug 05, 2016 01:03 PM
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Susan Emo
Sotheby's International Realty Canada - Brokerage - Kingston, ON
Kingston and the 1000 Islands Area

I despise distracted drivers at the best of times: logo'd?  The worst!!

 
Aug 05, 2016 12:09 PM
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Nina Hollander, Broker
Coldwell Banker Realty - Charlotte, NC
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Makes me crazy when I see this happening and I resent anyone endangering me on a freeway. What can't wait for a few minutes?

Aug 05, 2016 08:28 PM
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Patricia Kennedy
RLAH Real Estate - Washington, DC
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I read someplace that distracted drivers are killing themselves and other drivers at a higher rate than drunks.  Oh, and it's a bad idea to drive drunk in a car with your logo all over the place!  Actually, bad driving is bad with or without signage.  

Aug 05, 2016 12:49 PM
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Dorie Dillard Austin TX
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NO!!! In Austin that's a $500 fine!!

Aug 05, 2016 12:28 PM
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Kathleen Luiten
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Great way to get negative vibes for your company!

Aug 05, 2016 12:28 PM
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Sharon Altier, SFR
Lawton Realty Group, Inc. - Elmhurst, IL
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Most people don't get that the far left lane (a.k.a. "the fast lane") is for passing.  Stay out of it otherwise and certainly get off the darn phone!  There should be a cube in each car in which phones are placed and it locks in place, so everyone remains hands free.

Aug 05, 2016 12:21 PM
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Alan May
Jameson Sotheby's International Realty - Evanston, IL
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I'm going to go with a resounding "no".

Aug 05, 2016 12:20 PM
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Sybil Campbell
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That would be a "NO"!

Aug 05, 2016 12:16 PM
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Evelyn Johnston
Friends & Neighbors Real Estate - Elkhart, IN
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That does not paint a very good picture of any driver, whether their car is logo'd up or not...

Aug 05, 2016 12:02 PM
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Kat Palmiotti
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I would never drive on a freeway at 10 miles below the speed limit - 10 miles over, yes.

I would also not drive on a freeway and text.

So there's no way I could even try to actually answer that question!

Aug 05, 2016 09:32 PM
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Gita Bantwal
RE/MAX Centre Realtors - Warwick, PA
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I love Mimi's comment. 

Aug 05, 2016 09:10 PM
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James Dray
Fathom Realty - Bentonville, AR
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Not at all, it's illegal in my State

Aug 05, 2016 08:21 PM
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Inna Ivchenko
Barcode Properties - Encino, CA
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I would never do it. There is nothing that urgent to risk your life and those around you. 

Aug 05, 2016 04:58 PM
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Praful Thakkar
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Paul S. Henderson, REALTOR®, Broker, Tacoma Washington - if text can't wait, stop the car, wait and text!

Aug 05, 2016 04:00 PM
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Larry Johnston
Broker, Friends & Neighbors Real Estate and Elkhart County Subdivisions, LLC - Elkhart, IN
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Our cars are wrapped!  It changes your drivng habits, for sure.

Aug 05, 2016 03:30 PM
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Diana Dahlberg
1 Month Realty - Pleasant Prairie, WI
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No ... if you want to text, pull over -- take care of your important message -- and then get back on the road.  Do not Text and Drive!  Your Life and the Life of Others depends on it.  It will never be worth your life or your reputation.  Just DON'T Do It! 

Aug 05, 2016 02:08 PM
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Ron and Alexandra Seigel
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We would not do that Paul, nor would we have our name or logo on our car.  You can really tell when someone is on the phone, they do slow down..crzy.  A

Aug 05, 2016 01:41 PM
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Esther Preston
Heartland Realty - Redmond, OR

You don't want to get me started on this subject!!!!! 

Aug 05, 2016 01:13 PM
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Sam Shueh
(408) 425-1601 - San Jose, CA
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If I drive at speed in slow lane I will be pushed off the road and get run over.

In fast lane I image I will get cursed at.... CHP will stop me... BRE, ripoff report etc.

Aug 05, 2016 01:05 PM
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Ryan Huggins - Thousand Oaks, CA
https://HugginsHomes.com - Thousand Oaks, CA
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Out here it would be illegal to text and drive.  Doing it while having your name plastered all over your vehicle, equally dumb.  That's why I don't have any identificaiton on my vehicle.

Aug 07, 2016 04:23 AM
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Debbie Reynolds, C21 Platinum Properties
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Texting and driving is against the law in Tennessee. I am constantly needing to send a text and pulling off the road to do it safely.

Aug 06, 2016 12:52 PM
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Debbie Laity
Cedaredge Land Company - Cedaredge, CO
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That would never happen to me. I'm not that stupid. 

I've thought about having signage on my car, but it's probably better if I don't. 

Aug 06, 2016 09:30 AM
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Gabe Sanders
Real Estate of Florida specializing in Martin County Residential Homes, Condos and Land Sales - Stuart, FL
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Apparently it is, for them.

Aug 06, 2016 07:39 AM
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Anita Clark
Coldwell Banker Access Realty ~ 478.960.8055 - Warner Robins, GA
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Ten miles an hour slower than the speed limit in the fast lane will get you run over in my area. ;-)

Caught texting will cost you $$$. It is never worth it to risk ours or others lives by not being attentive when behind the wheel.

Aug 06, 2016 07:32 AM
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Bob Crane
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Many people should never put signs on their vehicle.

Aug 06, 2016 05:56 AM
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Olga Simoncelli
Veritas Prime, LLC dba Veritas Prime Real Estate - New Fairfield, CT
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I see this as well and shudder. It's bad enough that I am on the road with those drivers, but I have four young drivers in the family as well.

Aug 06, 2016 04:40 AM
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Jeff Pearl
RE/MAX Distinctive / LIC in VA - Lovettsville, VA
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Rude and reckless. I'm glad police are cracking down on it.

Aug 06, 2016 04:00 AM
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Tony Lewis
Summit Real Estate Group - Valencia, CA
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Having the names of the company and your website and cell number on the car sure makes the driving performance important.  It also makes us easy to trace.  I hate making a driving mistake or having road rage when others can see who I am.  Sometimes we forget that we are a driving advertisement.

Aug 06, 2016 03:47 AM
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Barbara Todaro
RE/MAX Executive Realty - Retired - Franklin, MA
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I hate seeing anyone texting and driving....or even on the phone while driving....

Aug 06, 2016 01:37 AM
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Kevin J. May
Florida Supreme Realty - Hobe Sound, FL
Serving the Treasure & Paradise Coasts of Florida

My South Florida highway cheer goes something like this Paul:

Pass 'em on the left, pass 'em on the right, in day or night it's fight, fight, fight! 

Aug 06, 2016 12:34 AM
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Michael Jacobs
Pasadena, CA
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It depends.  Is that you I saw in my rear view mirror yesterday, Paul.  By the way -- I do believe your lipstick looked just fine --- no need to give me that digital gesture.   

Aug 06, 2016 12:17 AM
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Michael Setunsky
Woodbridge, VA
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Paul S. Henderson, REALTOR®, Broker, Tacoma Washington An accident waiting to happen. Illegal in my State.

Aug 05, 2016 11:40 PM
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Wayne Martin
Wayne M Martin - Chicago, IL
Real Estate Broker - Retired

Never text and drive! Use Blue Tooth to speak! And yes, if you are advertising and driving too slow remove your name and logo!

Aug 05, 2016 11:36 PM
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Richie Alan Naggar
people first...then business Ran Right Realty - Riverside, CA
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Imagine cooking, cleaning a gun, or doing accounting while texting? This would make a great foolish/fatal I double dare you high school prank. I double dare you to drive a car 60 mph while texting all your contacts

Aug 05, 2016 11:34 PM
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Wayne Zuhl
Remax First Realty II - Cranford, NJ
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There's a pending law in NJ that drivers will no longer be able to drink coffee while driving. And I find this laughable because we still haven't been able to control texting while driving even several years after the law was passed. 

Aug 05, 2016 11:17 PM
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Jennifer Mackay
Counts Real Estate Group, Inc. - Panama City, FL
Your Bay County Florida Realtor 850.774.6582

Oh, don't get me started on texting and driving!

Aug 05, 2016 10:18 PM
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Jessie Cochran
Counts Real Estate Group, Inc. - Panama City, FL
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LOL - that's not me, since I'm probably doing 15 over the limit

Aug 05, 2016 10:12 PM
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Lyn Sims
Schaumburg, IL
Schaumburg Real Estate Agent Retired

See, that's why I don't want my name on my car door. Not that I drive like an idiot but others do.

I have yet to see a cop pull anyone over for texting.

Here's another good one - driving with your ear buds in both ears. You can crash in stereo!

Aug 05, 2016 10:00 PM
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Roy Kelley
Realty Group Referrals - Gaithersburg, MD

You see risky driving all of the time. Defensive driving is a must.

Aug 05, 2016 09:02 PM
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Endre Barath, Jr.
Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices - Beverly Hills, CA
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Paul that is just about everyone now days and there are no marketing material on the side of their door... I have a client who is a body shop owner and he said since smart phones his business went sky high:))Endre

Aug 05, 2016 04:59 PM