The National Security Council has designated the month of April as Distracted Driving Awareness month. It’s crucial for drivers to be aware of distractions to help minimize the number of deaths associated with car accidents.
According to a recent article by FindLaw, here are ten tips and facts to keep in mind while driving:
- New teen drivers are distracted more easily
- Every distracted second counts
- Eating while driving can be considered distracting
- Cell phone records can be used in court
- Texting and driving can lead to child endangerment charges
- Distracted driving can lead to public shaming
- Texting crash videos will make you think twice
- Hands-free cell phone use can still be distracting
- Use an app to curb your bad habits
- You could find yourself in hot water
Following these tips will help you and those around you. Although April is Distracted Driving Awareness month, it’s smart to follow these tips all year round!