Join B&B In The Fight To End Distracted Driving

The Daytime program addresses the dangers of texting and driving after R.J. and Coco get in a potentially fatal car accident.
Posted on Jul 27, 2017 | 03:00pm

The cast of The Bold and the Beautiful is taking a stand against distracted driving—something millions of people are guilty of doing each day. 

A recent episode of The Bold and the Beautiful featuring Brooke (Katherine Kelly Lang), R.J. (Anthony Turpel), and Coco (Courtney Grosbeck) sheds light on why texting and driving should never go together after, in an earlier episode, R.J. took his girlfriend Coco for a joyride in his father's car. When Coco took the wheel and simultaneously sent a text message, the teen couple got into a potentially fatal car accident.

Now, it's down to Brooke to explain to R.J. and Coco why their actions have such dire consequences.  

WATCH: Katherine Kelly Lang On Texting While Driving For CBS Cares

Head Writer and Executive Producer Bradley Bell said, "The Bold and the Beautiful has been weaving socially conscious issues into the fabric of our storyline since our debut in 1987. Texting while driving is a serious and problematic trend that is on the rise, not just with millennials, but also with adults."

He added, "We thought that the time was right to share this impactful story and the possible consequences distracted driving may have with our viewers."

STREAM: Full Episode of The Bold and the Beautiful from July 27, 2017

In the aftermath of the crash, R.J.'s mom, Brooke, sits down with her son and Coco. "It only takes three seconds to lose control," Brooke explains on B&B. "I don't know what I'd ever do without you if something happened to you, so just please be careful..."

Want to help The Bold and the Beautiful put a stop to distracted driving? Visit the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration to learn more about the dangers of distracted driving.

Plus, watch all-new episodes of The Bold and the Beautiful Weekdays on CBS and CBS All Access.