Dispatch from the Razor's Edge, the Blog of Michael Stephen Fuchs
2008.11.29 : Driving While Intalkicated
More Compelling Multimedia Remix Edition

Statistics often fail to impact. So here's some multimedia – video, audio, and a few images (even a PDF) – which underscore the risks you impose on yourself, other drivers, and loved ones, by talking on the phone while driving. (All are provided by the UK Department for Transport. The video has been playing widely as a movie trailer here.)

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Clever Audio Spot Version of Above Poster
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about
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Fuchs is the author of the novels The Manuscript and Pandora's Sisters, both published worldwide by Macmillan in hardback, paperback and all e-book formats (and in translation); the D-Boys series of high-tech, high-concept, spec-ops military adventure novels – D-Boys, Counter-Assault, and Close Quarters Battle (2014); and is co-author, with Glynn James, of the bestselling Arisen series of spec-ops zombie apocalypse dark action thrillers. The second nicest thing anyone has ever said about his work was: "Fuchs seems to operate on the narrative principle of 'when in doubt put in a firefight'." (Kirkus Reviews, more here.)

Fuchs was born in New York; schooled in Virginia (UVa); and later emigrated to the San Francisco Bay Area, where he lived through the dot-com boom. Subsequently he decamped for an extended period of tramping before finally rocking up in London, where he now makes his home. He does a lot of travel blogging, most recently of some very  long  walks around the British Isles. He's been writing and developing for the web since 1994 and shows no particularly hopeful signs of stopping.

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