Don’t Let a Distraction Become a Fatal Decision

Distractions kill

According to the U.S. Department of Transportation, there were 3,328 people killed and an estimated 421,000 injured in motor vehicle crashes involv­ing distracted drivers in 2012.

Distraction kills.

What exactly is a distraction? Anything that diverts a driver’s attention away from the primary task of driving is a distraction. This includes tasks such as:

  • Texting
  • Using a cell phone or smart phone
  • Eating or drinking
  • Talking to passengers
  • Grooming
  • Reading, including maps
  • Using a navigation system
  • Watching a video
  • Adjusting a radio, CD player, or iPod

Don’t let a distraction become a fatal decision. Never engage in any distraction that can take your attention from the road. Your life, and the lives of those around you, depend on it.



  1. Add to this list: smoking, lighting up, and extinguishing

  2. Anonymous

     /  March 31, 2015

    and the romantic interlude…

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