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Distractions While Driving

Distracted driving is any activity that could divert a person's COMEDY DEFENSIVE attention away from the primary task of driving. All distractions endanger driver, passenger, and DRIVING bystander safety. PRESENTS The best way to end distracted driving is to educate all Americans about the danger it poses. DISTRACTED DRIVING DISTRACTIONS WHILE DRIVING Texting/using a cellphone Eating & drinking Grooming Talking to passengers Adjusting a radio, CD player, or MP3 player Watching a Video Using a Navigation System Reading, including maps Www.ww KEY FACTS & STATISTICS Sending or receiving a text takes a driver's eyes from the road for an average of According to a 2006 report by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, motor vehicle crashes are the 4.6 seconds leading cause of death for 15-20 year olds. the equivalent-at 55 mph-of driving the length of an entire football field, blind. every 24 seconds Headset cell phone use IS NOT substantially safer a crash occurs from someone texting and driving. than hand-held use. Text messaging creates So far this year in the Nearly 70 percent of teens said their mother or father influenced them in a crash risk United States, there have 23 times been an estimated 1.1 billion worse than driving while how to drive. not distracted crashes as a result of distracted driving. Drivers who use hand-held devices are 4 times Driving while using a cell phone reduces the amount more likely to get into crashes serious enough to injure themselves. of brain activity associated with driving by 37% According to PenDot, in Pennsylvania in 2011, there were 848 crashes that were cell phone related. Six of them were fatal. TYPES OF DISTRACTIONS TOP 5 DISTRACTIONS 79% Changing the radio station; tape or CD VISUAL taking your eyes off the road 61% Exceeding the speed limit MANUAL taking your eyes off the wheel Driving without both hands 61% on the steering wheel COGNITIVE 51% Talking on the phone taking your mind off what you are doing 45% Eating COMEDY DEFENSIVE SNIAINO Sources: INFOGRAPHIC DESIGN BY: hite%20Paper.pdf NationalPositions Profitable Internet Marketing

Distractions While Driving

shared by InfographicMarketing on Mar 13
Accidents can happen in the blink of an eye. Even when you are not distracted while driving, the drivers around you may be. It’s easy to get mentally distracted while driving as we are all juggling ...


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