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Message Monday - Send chocolates, not texts


2-13 message mondayLove is in the air this week. While it’s great to let your one-and-only know how you feel, texting love notes while you’re driving isn’t the way to do it. Show your sweetie that you care by returning safely home, preferably with a great box of chocolates.

Farmer’s Insurance provides these tips to help you curb distracted driving. Number one on the list – don’t be afraid to turn off your phone when you’re behind the wheel.

Even cartoon characters love chocolate -

The year-to-date fatality count stands at 21. Preliminary number show that in all of 2016, 403 people were killed on Iowa highways. To see statistics published daily by the Office of Driver Services, go to daily fatality count

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Iowa highway in the evening