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Top five ways to avoid distractions while driving

There is a town in Illinois that is now looking at banning eating or drinking while driving. Texting or talking on the phone while driving is already illegal. Whether it’s eating or texting, driving while distracted is bad. Mike’s top five ways to avoid distractions while driving.

#5. Try not to read each election sign completely, just know it’s something like “Elect me, yada yada yada. I’m the best, the other guy is bad. Yada, yada, yada.”.

#4. Auto forward all cell phone calls to your Twitter feed and then have the radio DJ read it on-air as your driving.

#3. Ask everyone else in the car to remain in a locked up-right position until the vehicle had come to complete stop in front of the terminal building.

#2. If you hear your name called on the Jamaica contest, remember 101 seconds is more than enough time to safely pull over to the side of the road, but just in case it isn’t, maybe just drive to work on the shoulder of the road during peak hours.

#1. To help you ignore the phone, set your ring tone to sound like someone giving you directions.

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Ways to help break your cell phone habit

Mike’s top five ways to help break your cell phone habit while driving.

#5. Get one of those skins that make your phone look like one of the kids (should make it easier to ignore).

#4. Auto forward all calls to your Twitter feed and then have the radio DJ read it on-air as your driving.

#3. Put your phone in a difficult to get to place (front pocket, pants, left side, deep).

#2. Ask people not to call you while you’re driving (unless it’s really important).

#1. Set your ring tone to sound like someone giving you directions.

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Ways to help break your cell phone habit

It’s the law now, no driving and talking anymore on BC roads. It’s going to be tough for some people to give up the habit of talking or texting while driving. Mike’s top five ways to help break your cell phone habit while driving.
#5. Get one of those skins that make your phone look like one of the kids (should make it easier to ignore).
#4. Auto forward all calls to your Twitter feed and then have the radio DJ read it on-air as your driving.
#3. Put your phone in a difficult to get to place (front pocket, pants, left side, deep).
#2. Ask people not to call you while you’re driving (unless it’s really important).
#1. Set your ring tone to sound like someone giving you directions.

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Ten digit dialing

Telus is asking people across BC and Alberta to prepare for 10 digit dialing this fall. On September 12th, all calls must be made by dialing the area code and then the regular number. Some are complaining about this – but I can see how this could be a good thing..

#5. New web site start ups include, opinion 251 and 252.

#4. You’ll get to teach the kids the new emergency number, 250-911.

#3. Brand new wrinkles around your eyes as you squint to read all the tiny numbers on your little cel phone.

#2. Pizza 73, changes it’s name to Pizza 250-73!

#1. Think of all the new people you’ll get to talk to, trying to dial all ten digits while driving and eating your BLT on the way to work!

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Your Voice Mail ain't working

The Top Five Signs Your Voice Mail ain’t working–
#5. You have a general feeling of calm and nothing is aggravating you.
#4. Total strangers haven’t been leaving unintelligible messages for you.
#3. You had to actually answer the phone yesterday and you realized not that many people actually wanted to talk to you.
#2. You have a brand new excuse for missing meetings yesterday!
#1. The email, you texted-messaged to yourself to see if your voicemail was working was IM’d to your webmail junk account!!

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