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Batesville Gets This One Right

Texting while driving is a common recurring theme around the death of young people. It is amazing how many people have been affected by the consequences of texting while driving or distracted driving, including myself.

Most of you how have followed ConnectingDirectors.com for the past few years know that in 2010 I was involved in a horrific accident caused by a teenage girl texting while driving. The young girl driftef left of center hitting my SUV head on. The accident resulted in the death of her passenger and me suffering a broken right femur in 3 places.

A few weeks ago Caleb Wilde, one of our featured guest writers, posted the below image of a Batesville casket semi in an article titled, Texting while Driving: A Great Way to Support Your Local Funeral Director.

In the article Caleb posted the statistic: one out of six fatal collisions occur because of distracted driving.  Most distracted driving is somehow related to your cell phone.

Distracted driving is dangerous and deadly. Great job by Batesville to incorporate an important message into one of their most valuable marketing outlets.

Ryan Thogmartin

Ryan Thogmartin is founder and CEO of two innovative companies. Connecting Directors LLC (www.connectingdirectors.com) and Disrupt Media Group, LLC (www.disruptmg.com). ConnectingDirectors.com is the premier progressive online publication for funeral professionals. ConnectingDirectors.com is a thriving global publication with a reader base of over 15,000 of the most elite and forward-thinking professionals in the industry.

Disrupt Media Group, LLC is a social media marketing solutions firm. Disrupt MG focuses on proficiently assisting small businesses in creating engaging social media marketing strategies. Without a social media marketing strategy companies and brands are just aimlessly posting without any coherent direction. Social media marketing is more than just having a Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube page; businesses have to have a strategy to telling their story, one that opens the door and starts the conversation.

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