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Message Monday - Only zombies text or tweet from the driver's seat


10-30 message mondayAre you a zombie and don’t know it? One definition of Zombie: mindless, unthinking henchmen under the spell of an evil magician.

When you’re behind the wheel, there’s nothing more important than staying alert to stay alive. Be aware of your surroundings. When you’re looking at your phone, you’re missing the signs and signals around you that could save your life.

The real Zombie Apocalypse is here and they’re staring at a screen -

The fatality count of 282 is an increase of 12 since last Monday. In all of 2016, 402 people were killed on Iowa highways. To see statistics published daily by the Office of Driver Services, go to the daily fatality report at

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Iowa highway in the evening