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This article was published on February 11, 2009

So Sad. Truck Driver Plays With Laptop While Driving, Leaving a Family of Six Dead


So Sad. Truck Driver Plays With Laptop While Driving, Leaving a Family of Six Dead
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Former CEO of The Next Web. A fan of startups, entrepreneurship, getting things done faster, penning the occasional blog post, taking photos Former CEO of The Next Web. A fan of startups, entrepreneurship, getting things done faster, penning the occasional blog post, taking photos, designing, listening to good music and making lurrrve.

custom_1234209165287_610xIn a devastating turn of events, a truck driver apparently distracted by his laptop ended up killing a family of six.

David and Michelle Statham and their four children were killed instantly in the crash.

Driving a 40 tonne vehicle, Portuguese truck driver Paulo Jorge Nogueira de Silva slammed into the Statham family on a motorway last October.

Seriously, phones, laptops absolutely any potentially distracting electronic object needs to be banned and made completely illegal. We’re all guilty of it but hopefully some little bit of good can come from this story and prevent future deaths from plain stupidity and ignorance. 

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