Dump Truck Crash Reminds Why You Shouldn’t Text and Drive (VIDEO)

Texting and driving is an epidemic that leads to a staggering number of car accidents each year. Even people who really ought to know better still do it. And the bigger the vehicle you’re driving while you do it, the more you’re putting yourself, and others, in danger.

In this video, we witness a dump truck driver cause a horrific crash in northwest London. How did this happen? Well, as the interior camera footage reveals, the driver was on his phone, and his inattentiveness caused a multi-car pileup. The man, 30-year-old Razvan Rusu, was recently sentenced to eight months in jail for the incident, and has been banned from driving altogether, pending a retest. So if you need any more reason to never text and drive, here ya go. Watch the video below:

Dump Truck Crash Reminds Why You Shouldn't Text and Drive (VIDEO)

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What do you think? Is eight months and a revoked license sufficient punishment? Sound off in the comments!

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