When you’re driving distracted, your vehicle becomes a high speed weapon capable of inflicting harm on yourself and other motorists on the road. In theory, it sounds quite simple to assume that you’re completely focused on driving, but there are a multitude of factors that can quickly and easily shift your attention away from the road, causing a great deal of preventable harm.
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) defines distracted driving as “any activity that diverts attention from driving, including talking or texting on your phone” and anything else “that takes your attention away from the task of safe driving.”
The Hard Facts:
There are a million and one things that can distract us while driving and it is up to us to recognize and minimize these distractions before we hit the road. Here are several helpful tips for avoiding and preventing distracted driving altogether.
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