Every driver ‒ and every passenger ‒ expects to reach their destination safely.
But picking up your phone to read or answer a text while you’re behind the wheel puts everyone’s safety in jeopardy.
At any point during the day, it’s estimated that around 660,000 drivers are on their phones. In the U.S., texting and driving causes a quarter of all car accidents. And teen drivers are four times more likely than adults to have accidents or near-accidents when they’re on their phones.
Want another eye-opener? You’re six times more likely to cause an accident when you’re texting behind the wheel than a drunk driver!
The silver lining? This is a habit that can easily be broken.
Here are eight tips that can help you ‒ or a driver you care about ‒ overcome the temptation once for all, while doing your part to keep the roadways a lot safer.
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