There’s been a lot in the news lately about campaigns against texting and driving. As teens head back to school and parents are back on the road for another year of kid-taxi duty, it’s worth heeding the safety warnings – and maybe doing a little bit of background viewing. Reader Scott Denham recently shared this video by German filmmaker Werner Herzog that uses stories to make the point.
“I ride a lot in and around Davidson, both as a commuter and as an active road cyclist. I see many, many drivers texting while driving,” Denham said in a recent email. “Herzog’s documentary is of interest not only because it’s hard-hitting and very good, but also because he is thought of mainly as an independent high-art film director.” Read the full storyby