As a pediatrician, one of the most frustrating injuries I see is those due to texting.
- Kids come into the ER because they were texting and biking and hit a pole.
- Kids come into my office because they were texting and walking and ran into a tree.
- Kids come into our trauma bay because they were texting and driving and were in an accident.
They are completely avoidable injuries, yet often have serious or even fatal consequences. A good rule is to keep the phone in the backpack while getting to and from school unless there's an emergency. Explain to your kids that this is really important!See more tips on 30Seconds.com – Inspire and be inspired!