We have all seen a driver distracted by a cell phone, but when you are the one distracted, you often don’t realize that driver is YOU.
April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month –now more than ever it is crucial to #JustDrive and eliminate all distractions that might lead to a crash that lands you or others in the E.R.
Sending or reading a text takes your eyes off the road for 5 seconds and at 55 mph, that’s like driving the length of an entire football field with your eyes closed.
Distracted driving includes any activity that diverts your attention from driving, including talking or texting on your phone, eating and drinking, talking to other passengers, and anything that takes your attention away from the task of safe driving.
Most people think that hands-free devices and in-dash infotainment systems are safe because they are provided by vehicle manufacturers, but research shows that these technologies lead to cognitive distraction and inattention blindness.
Make no mistake multitasking technology is about convenience, not safety.
Be a focused driver and contact us at 401-846-9629 for a free auto policy review.
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