‘It Can Wait’ campaign launches app to experience distracted driving dangers

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A new virtual reality app lets you experience just how dangerous it can be to text while driving or using other high-tech distractions. Tech reporter Rich Demuro demonstrates in the video player above.

Remember #ItCanWait

This video posted to YouTube on July 16 puts it in perspective. "In Close to Home, we are introduced to six characters on a perfectly average day. Their lives are then irrevocably changed by the devastating consequences of a seemingly innocent glance at a phone while driving. No post is worth a life. It Can Wait."

Powerful and sad: