One-two-three-four, I declare a Thumb War!
DoSomething.Org is declaring war on your thumbs. Not because they’re against the digit all-together: It’s how teens are using them on the phone while they drive that’s troubling.
Did you know that car crashes are the No. 1 killer of teens in the United States? And many times, these deaths are due to texting while driving. Thumb Wars encourages teens to educate themselves and their friends on the dangers of texting behind the wheel, and the campaign is doing so by urging high schoolers to sign up to receive a free pair of thumb socks, as you can see in the photo below.
After you get your free pair of thumb socks in the mail, take a picture of a friend or family member who texts and drives wearing the handy accessory (the socks serve as a reminder NOT to text). Then, submit the photos online, and DoSomething will feature them in a gallery and the submitter could win one of four Thumb Wars scholarships. The campaign runs until August 2.
To get your free thumb socks and get started, click here.