Photos posted to Facebook net $1 million crash settlement

And not in the truck driver’s favor.facebook-pica

Texting-driver odWhen I saw the headline — “Trucker’s Facebook Habit Settles Case for Injured Driver” — on this story in the Daily Report Online (looks like Land Line also had some reporting on it Thursday as I was putting this together), I couldn’t help but think of Wendy Parker’s presciently-titled “Just say no to stupid” post from a month back. While it started with Parker’s somewhat supercilious pet peeve over drivers’ choice of footwear, it cut pretty hard into the issue of distraction and in-cab mobile device use and the, well, further shots to the negative with which it hits drivers’ public image

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