Iowa’s New Anti-Texting Thumb Bands Misunderstand How Teenagers Work

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To stop residents from driving while texting, Iowa police have basically created the next Silly Bandz. As part of its "X the TXT" campaign, the state has ordered 30,000 thumb bands in black, blue, and bright pink with words "TXTING KILLS," giving them away at the Iowa State Fair and high school football games. Hey, take a picture of me driving with this thing on so I can tweet that shit. Seriously, have you ever seen a kid in a D.A.R.E. shirt that wasn't stoned? [WSJ]