Recent New York state and nationwide statistics provide clear proof that there’s a steady increase in distracted driving accidents. Fortunately, New York Governor Cuomo and a handful of other elected officials are taking decisive action to reduce this menacing threat to all our lives.
Here’s a quick look at some of New York state’s distracted driving statistics, along with others for the entire country. This information is followed by a quick review of the various forms of distracted driving that must be stopped. The article concludes with a look at a few ways we can each protect ourselves against distracted drivers.
Statistics show cell phone use and other distracted driving habits are endangering everyone
The following list should help remind all of us of our personal distracted driving habits that are putting other people’s lives at risk – as well as our own – and those of our passengers.
Most common forms of distracted driving that directly cause serious accidents and deaths
Since there are now far too many stubborn and willful distracted drivers on all our streets, common sense ideas like the following ones may help keep us all safer.
Five ways you can limit your chances of being seriously hurt or killed by a distracted driver
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