Monday, February 05, 2018

Are You A Distracted Driver? Safety Alert

What would you say is the biggest cause of distracted-driving car crash deaths? You'd probably say cellphones. But you'd be wrong (they're in second place).

Almost two thirds of death-crashes are due to letting our minds wander! You're thinking about a thousand-and-one things when, suddenly… caboom!

If this is you, or a driver in your family, mind-wandering risks can be cut by:

Never driving when tired or angry, such as after an argument
Avoiding talk-radio, podcasts and audiobooks
Keeping eyes on the road instead of admiring the scenery
Avoiding talking to others, including use of hands-free phones

Never forget that driving is risky. You might find this distracted driving guide useful:

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