werner herzog directs anti-texting & driving documentary
werner herzog directs anti-texting & driving documentary werner herzog directs anti-texting & driving documentary
aug 09, 2013

werner herzog directs anti-texting & driving documentary

werner herzog directs anti-texting & driving documentary




werner herzog has directed a 30-minute short film, acting as public service announcement, that follows the stories of people affected by the consequences of texting and driving. sending text messages while operating a vehicle is the determining factor in more than 100,000 car crashes each year. in an effort to raise public awareness to this tragic statistic, four major cell phone providers in the US — AT&T, sprint, verizon, and t-mobile — have recently collaborated for the ‘it can wait‘ campaign. the message is simple and powerful: there is no text message, email, or facebook important enough to endanger your own life and others on the road.


the effort enlisted filmmaker werner herzog to assist in getting the message to a broad audience. herzog, who is best known for his powerful documentaries, captures an emotional account that relays the significance of this widespread cultural issue. the film profiles the family members of victims of distracted driving and includes conversations with many of whom were affected, including drivers themselves.


you can watch werner herzog’s public awareness documentary ‘from one second to the next’ below:



‘from one second to the next’ documentary – it can wait
video courtesy of shareATT


  • Feels so sorry for all these people who has suffer from such disaster. These are men made, invited. Even though we all are enough educated, still we keep on making such fatal mistakes.

    There is no words to say about this short film…But I promise, I will not do such mistake and make my and other family unhappy.

    nicky says:
  • The live2txt app was designed to remove the temptation of looking at the phone, by blocking incoming text alerts and phone ringtones, while the app is activated. The sender also receives a message indicating that you are driving and will return their call/text when you arrive at your destination. This patent pending technology will also send an alert to parents phones every time the app is activated and deactivated, allowing the parent to unobtrusively monitor compliance. It is currently available for Android devices at Google Play for $1.99 and should be available for the I Phone by the end of the year. More information is available at http://www.getlive2txt.com
    Get the message. Drive Safely. Live2txt

    live2txt says:

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