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Sprint Teams Up with ABC and Extreme Makeover: Home Edition to Benefit Family Affected by Distracted Driving


Sprint CEO Dan Hesse previews a special two-hour episode of ABC's Extreme Makeover: Home Edition which airs on Saturday, Jan. 30. The episode spotlights the dangers of texting while driving and a Texas family that has turned a tragic loss into a mission to educate drivers on unsafe wireless use behind the wheel.

The episode will air on local ABC stations on Sunday, Jan. 30 starting at 8 p.m. ET, 7 p.m. CT.

A preview video of the Jan. 30 episode of Extreme Makeover: Home Edition, featuring Hesse is available online. To learn more about the show, visit

Sprint's Distracted Driving Efforts

Since 2005, Sprint has advocated on behalf of its customers and employees on the dangers of distracted driving and worked with schools, nonprofit organizations and product developers to combat texting while driving. Sprint also has been an advocate for its employee pledge to not text and drive.  More information on Sprint’s distracted driving efforts can be found at At this site visitors can access a database of useful distracted driving mobile applications, take a pledge to not text or email and drive, and find other helpful resources on responsible driving behavior.