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Latasha Hairston Springs

Latasha Hairston Springs

Winston-Salem, North Carolina

Advocate against "distracted driving" and owner of "Texting Is Risky Business Ltd."

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About the author

Tasha is currently studying online Child and Adolescent Psychology with a minor in Applied Behavioral Analysis.

She's an advocate against distracted driving and owner of
"Texting Is Risky Business Ltd." teaching people how
to drive wise.

Recently Tasha testified at a senate hearing in North Carolina about the dangers of distracted driving. At this hearing they had a
press conference and several news outlets were
present. She was featured in AAA Carolina, an
online magazine for travelers. And a podcast
called "Driver's Alert podcast" as one of the
most influential advocates against distracted
driving.
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Texting Is Risky Business

The bad habit of mobile devices

Inspiring others to learn from my mistake to become more mindful of what they do while driving. Be safe, not sorry.

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Society & Culture
50,000 words
25% complete
4 publishers interested

Synopsis

Cell phones used in cars is a risky driving behavior. There are many people getting injured or killed, and most of these people either go to school or have some type of occupation. Employers are missing valuable work hours and students are losing study hours. Society as a whole has a bad habit with mobile devices.

This book tells the author's story of being manipulated by her phone and her addiction to instant gratification. Tasha had a car crash in
2012 while texting with her phone. The consequences were nefarious: Tasha was airlifted to the hospital where she stayed for 6 weeks undergoing reconstructive surgery. She lost 8% of her body's skin including her right ear and cheek. She had to endure five years of reconstructive surgery to repair her body and mind. All this, just for a text message. Now she shares her story of survival to anyone who will listen in the hopes of helping someone else make safer driving choices.
"Texting Is Risky Business" addresses addiction, cell phone misuse, a quiz to understand your level of addiction to help you understand the problem and a program to help you solve the problem.

The author wants to raise awareness around the dangers of using your mobile device while driving and the negative impact it has on people. She goes to schools, churches, and corporate organizations to tell her story and raise awareness of the importance of the consequence of cell phone use while driving. She offers her help to those who need it and are interested in spreading awareness of the topic.

Why support this book?

  • Cell Phone related crashes are on the rise: 11 people die everyday.
  • Researchers are studying the effects of cellphone addiction related to car crashes
  • Mindfulness, meditation, setting intentions and education are the main ways that my book will help others
  • Hands Free Laws are making there way around the country. 20 States are currently Hands-Free.

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  • "One Simple Text..." by Betty Shaw and Dave Brown, published by Msi Press on October 2019. Liz Marks was injured because she responded to a text from her mom while driving and she almost lost her life. Tasha texted her daughter while driving and she injured two other people. Tasha's book addresses addiction, cell phone misuse, a quiz to help you understand the problem and a program to help you solve your problem.
  • "One Split Second" by Antonia Felix and Vijay Dixit, published by Wisdom Edition in February 2016. Vijay lost his daughter because the driver was distracted. She was reaching for some food and lost control of her vehicle. Tasha texted her daughter while driving and she injured two other people. Tasha's book addresses addiction, cell phone misuse, a quiz to help you understand the problem and a program to help you solve your problem.
  • "The Deadly Wandering" by Matt Richtel, published by William Morrow paperbacks in June 2015. This book is addressed as a novel, telling the story of a young man who crashed into and killed two very important scientists. And how dangerous using cell phones while driving really is. Tasha's book addresses addiction, cell phone misuse, a quiz to help you understand the problem as a memoir.

Audience

Schools Leaders, Church Leaders, Employers, Young people and drivers with an addiction on phones and Social Media. As well, people who suffered trauma from any type of accident, especially car accidents.

Advance praise

"Tasha is an incredibly inspirational and courageous lady who is dedicating so much of her life to raise awareness about the dangers of
texting and driving. Her humility, self-awareness, and personal drive are refreshing qualities in a age of pervasive vanity and inward focus. Tasha is destined to help many people avoid unnecessary tragedy and anguish while providing invaluable mentoring to generations of youth about the most important priorities in life. I am so glad I crossed paths with Tasha. And can not wait to learn about her future accomplishments. Tasha has my full endorsement." - Rich Schordhl Driver's Alert Podcast. LinkedIn.

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