All of these situations can lead to distracted driving which is becoming a serious epidemic in our country. Many people, however, feel distracted driving isn’t a big deal because, after all, it’s a way of life. We justify it by saying the consequences of distracted driving will never happen. As adults, we’re more experienced than teens and can do a better job driving distracted.
Whatever the distraction may be, taking our eyes off the road can lead to dangerous outcomes. Therefore, take a minute to think about the reasoning above. Does it really make sense? Is a text or email worth risking your life?
PROPERTYCASAULTY360 published an article titled, “10 Deadliest Driving Distractions.” Some of the distractions include:
- Pets moving around in your car;
- Other occupants;
- Cell phone use; and
- Gawking at accidents or other off-road drama.
Here are some additional resources that can help you prevent distracted driving.
Take care and be safe on the roads this year!