Distracted Driving Awareness Month

Stop. Put your phone down (just for a second) and think about this: According to EndDD.org, the average text takes 4 seconds to send, so if you’re going 55 mph, you will travel the length of a football field before you look up from your phone. Imagine the damage that can be done in those 4 seconds…

April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month, and organizations like EndDD are helping families, teen drivers, and even employers learn safe driving habits and bring an end to distracted driving. Research shows that drivers are distracted by their phones up to 10 percent of the time they spend behind the wheel, but other distractions abound as well.

Read the latest post on our Tech Tips webpage for a few tips on how to avoid distracted driving.

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