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Safety Tips: Avoid Distracted Driving

wreck_itDistracted driving is a dangerous epidemic on America’s roadways. In 2011 alone, over 3,000 people were killed in distracted driving crashes.

The U.S. Department of Transportation is leading the effort to stop texting and cell phone use behind the wheel. Since 2009, the DOT held two national distracted driving summits, banned texting and cell phone use for commercial drivers, encouraged states to adopt tough laws, and launched several campaigns to raise public awareness about the issue.

Distraction.gov is your resource for learning more about distracted driving. Get the facts, get involved, and help us keep America’s roadways safe.

Visit http://www.distraction.gov the official US Government Website for Distracted Driving.

Learn more about what Distracted Driving is: http://www.distraction.gov/content/get-the-facts/facts-and-statistics.html

 

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