Stopping Distracted Driving

by Brandon Myers | Last Updated: January 28, 2021

Distracted driving is a dangerous national epidemic. It’s responsible for thousands of lives lost on the road and nearly half a million fatalities. In this info-graphic, you can see just how deadly distracted driving can be — and learn how you can take action to stop it today.

 

Distracted Driving

 

Want more? Take a look at these statistics that illustrate just how dangerous and harmful distracted driving can be:

The worst part about distracted driving: it’s a danger that’s entirely preventable.

Types of Distracted Driving

Most people think of texting or talking on the phone as distracted driving. While those are major problems behind the wheel, they’re certainly not the only ones. Distracted driving takes on many forms and can be anything that takes your eyes, hands, or attention off of the road, either one at a time or all at once. Talking with passengers, eating, grooming, and more can be dangerous as well. Are you doing any of these distracting actions while driving?

How You Can Stop Distracted Driving

 

Brandon Myers is a Drivers Education and Safe Driving enthusiast. After a rollover vehicle crash and DUI, Myers has dedicated his life and career to the Drivers Education industry. Believing safe driving techniques save lives, Myers has spent over 5 years improving the industry with IDriveSafely, Aceable, and DriversEd.com.