One short text is all it takes to end a life. Every day, nine people die and more than 1,000 are injured across the U.S. in accidents caused by distracted drivers. And, because distracted driving is difficult to prove, experts believe these numbers may be even higher. As more motorists use cell phones, touchscreens and other technology in their cars, distracted driving has become a dangerous epidemic.
April is National Distracted Driving Awareness Month. Here is some useful information and distracted driving examples to help you avoid distractions now and throughout the year.Do You Have a Case?
There are three main kinds of distracted driving:
Whenever a driver does something that causes one or more of these things to happen, it’s considered distracted driving.
While using a cell phone is the most common when hearing of distracted driving examples, there are many others that can be just as dangerous.
Here are some safe driving tips from the Office of Highway Safety Planning:
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