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W82TEXT SPECIAL: Rap music video warns of distractions to pedestrians

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RICHMOND, VA (WTVR) – Distraction-free driving starts with you…by keeping focus aimed on the road, the likelihood of a crash declines sharply. Cellphone use while driving is to blame for nearly 20% of distraction-related fatalities in the United States.

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Rap music video warns of distractions to pedestrians

Richmond Ambulance Authority, of Richmond, Virginia, produced a rap-music video highlighting the dangers of distractions to pedestrians and drivers. It is a creative approach using music as a teaching tool and social media as a voice to share a critically-important safety message.