By SUSANNE M. SCHAFER - Associated Press Writer
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - AAA Carolinas is targeting South Carolina drivers with what appears to be the nation's first texting while driving safety campaign that uses a European video depicting a three-car accident that kills four people.
[Watch the video (via DailyMotion).]
AAA Carolinas spokesman Tom Crosby said Thursday the video is to be carried on 20 cable channels in central and northwestern South Carolina, starting this week.
Crosby says the motor club got permission to use the video for educational and public service announcements from the group that produced it, a police department in Wales, the United Kingdom.
He says AAA Carolinas is the first group in the country to obtain permission to use the video.