Avoid Situations that Drive You to Distraction
Here's a sobering statistic: In 2010, more than 3,000 people were killed in crashes involving distracted driving-related activities like texting or using cell phones.¹ That's comparable to the population of a small town simply vanishing into thin air, gone forever.
The good news is, you can play a role in curbing distracted driving and, who knows, maybe even save lives in the process. For starters, make a commitment to avoid the three main types of driving distractions: ²
Texting is probably the biggest culprit, increasing the risk of car crashes by as much as 23 percent, according to the
By refraining from these distracting activities, you'll make the road safer for yourself and others. Not only that, you'll also be setting a good example for younger drivers who may be in the car with you.