What Is Distracted Driving?

Distracted driving is an epidemic that is affecting the safety of America’s roadways. In 2012 alone, 3,328 were killed in distracted driving crashes.

Distracted driving is any activity that could divert a person’s attention away from the primary task of driving. All distractions endanger driver, passenger, and bystander safety. These types of distractions include: texting, using a cell phone or smartphone, eating and drinking, talking to passengers, grooming, reading (including maps), using a navigation system, watching a video, or adjusting a radio, CD player, or MP3 player.

Education is the key to ending distracted driving. This page includes helpful tools, tips and videos to teach people of all ages about the dangers of being distracted while driving and how you can help save lives!