Apr 28 2023
Safety Week: Distracted Driving
Joe and Cameron sit down to talk about Monday's Safety Week topics: Distracted DrivingDistracted driving refers to any activity that takes a driver's attention away from the road, including texting, eating, or adjusting the radio. It's estimated that distracted driving is a factor in over 25% of all car accidents, which can have devastating consequences for everyone involved. It's important to prioritize safety while driving by eliminating distractions and staying focused on the road. Here are some tips for avoiding distractions while driving:· Put your phone away: Avoid using your phone while driving, even for calls or texts. If you need to use your phone, pull over to a safe location first.· Avoid eating: Eating while driving can be distracting and increase the risk of accidents.· Keep the music volume low: Loud music can be distracting, so keep the volume at a moderate level.· Plan ahead: Make sure you know your route before you start driving, and try to avoid any other activities that may be distracting.Remember, safety should always come first when driving. By staying focused and avoiding distractions, we can help prevent accidents and keep ourselves and others safe on the road.