Distracted driving is an epidemic across the globe, and that isn't just a marketing scare tactic.
In the U.S. alone, it kills eight and injures over 1,100 more people each day. Traffic accidents are also the leading killer of teens ages 16-19*, many caused by distracted driving.
And not on your phone. Remind friends, family members and coworkers about the dangers of distracted driving, and how they can stop it. Use the resources below for help.
Distracted driving is a struggle for everyone and ending it starts with you. Take the pledge and take a stand. You can download the pledge form here.
Our addiction to our phones didn't start in one day, and it won't end that quickly either. Not only can you keep friends, family and colleagues accountable, you can ecourage them along with way.
From the number of texts the average person gets in a day, to the distance you travel when you're looking down at your phone, the numbers will all surprise you.
Driving can be challenging enough without the added distractions from your mobile device. Here are some tips even the best drivers could use. As far as your phone, placing it in the glove compartment, in the trunk or the backseat.
Having real conversations about distracted driving, how dangerous it is and how everyone struggles is key to changing mindsets. There are also great organizations working to do the same. Not sure where to start, check them out here.
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A culture of safety starts at the top and employees need to know your expectations for their performance and security. If you have a distracted driving policy, great! If not, check out this template for ideas on where to start.
And know what you're up against. From the number of texts a person receives in a day, to the financial impact of distracted driving on a company. Check out our recent white paper for more information.
A policy is great, but if you don't monitor performance and address issues, your policy isn't worth much more than the paper it's written on.