AT&T New York simulator shows dangers of texting while driving

News 12 cameras caught one person after another fail to avoid a crash. (7/7/14)

BROOKLYN - A new simulator is showing drivers just how dangerous it can be to text behind the wheel. 

Equipped with a steering wheel and smartphone, it challenges people to text and drive, but News 12 cameras caught one person after another fail to avoid a crash. 

AT&T New York says its simulator is helping to send the simple message that no text is worth losing your life. 

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Mayor Bill de Blasio's Vision Zero traffic safety initiative also includes crackdowns on texting while driving. 

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