Texting or talking on a cell phone while driving has been shown to impair driving ability, increase the risk of a crash and threaten highway safety in general. Researchers, safety advocates and legislators are working to raise public awareness of this dangerous habit.
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In honor of Distracted Driving Awareness Month this April, the American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) Transportation Practice Specialty (TPS) group is spreading the word that every driver must steer clear of the dangers of distracted driving.
Pull over to the side of the road, put down your cell phone, and give your full attention to this: The National Safety Council (NSC) has released a new video series that gives the full story on the distractions of cell phone use while driving.
The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) and the Orthopaedic Trauma Association (OTA) are tackling the distracted driving problem in America with a new, national initiative that encourages drivers to “decide to drive.”