When you’re behind the wheel, anything that diverts your attention from the road can lead to distracted driving. Check out these examples of distracted driving and see if any have happened to you.
Teenagers and treats go hand in hand. But if an activity involves food, eat first and then drive.
Put down your phone and drive. Don’t let electronics get in the way of a safe trip.
Dance party in your car? Sorry, as the driver you aren’t invited until you put the car in park. Then you can break out your awesome moves and show ‘em what you’ve got.
What’s happening out of the window is more important than what’s looking back at you in the mirror. So tune out the distractions and keep your eyes on the road.
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Here are some distractions to avoid while driving:
- Using a cell phone or smartphone
- Eating and drinking
- Reading, including maps, billboards, and signs
- Using a navigation system
- Watching a video
- Adjusting a radio, CD player, or music player
- Looking at scenery
- Watching other vehicles
- Reaching for something
- Controlling children or pets