THAT TEXT CAN WAIT.
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Texting and Driving is the MOST DANGEROUS type of distracted driving!
> Answering a text distracts a driver for approximately five seconds. At 55 miles per hour, that’s enough time to travel the length of a football field.
> Texting while driving increases a driver’s time spent with their eyes off the road by 400%.
> Use of a cell phone while driving caused an estimated 1.5 million car crashes in the U.S. in 2017.
> 4,637 people died in car crashes in 2018 due to cell phone use.
Source: National Highway Traffic Safety Association, the National Safety Council, TheZebra.com, AAA Exchange
Since staying off of your cell phone while driving can be surprisingly difficult, we have some tips below for you to try:
Put your phone on ‘do not disturb’ or silence without vibrate.
Set up an auto-text bounce-back message while you’re driving.
Download an app that prevents texting while driving.
Keep your phone out of hands reach.
Keep your hands on the wheel.