Any activity or device that diverts attention from driving safely is distracted driving. Distracted driving activities included talking on the phone, eating, texting, and adjusting the radio, heat or navigational system. Anything that takes a driver’s attention from operating the vehicle safely is potentially hazardous.
In 2016, distracted driving killed approximately 3,450 people, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. Additionally, we have nine fatalities a day in the US, due to distracted driving, according to the United States Department of Motor Vehicles.
Cell phone usage is believed to be a contributing factor in the rise of automobile accidents, in Texas and throughout the country. Numerous studies support that conclusion, given that electronic devices inherently require a portion of your attention. The problem…
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