What is Distracted Driving?
According to Distraction.gov, distracted driving is ANY activity that requires us to shift our focus, including common things such as eating and playing with our radios. Driving is not a multitasking action that we can do safely without thinking. Driving is a skill that requires your full attention!
WE DECIDED WE NEEDED TO DO SOMETHING
Education about distracted driving doesn’t need to just be given to those who are already behind the wheel. It must also be given to those who learn from our habits; our children.
That is why we created our Everything Can Wait! storybook for our children. These are the future drivers, the ones who can help while they’re sitting in the passenger seat and apply this knowledge to the driver’s seat.
HELP US SPREAD THE WORD
Click below to get your own copy of the storybook. Then, help us spread the word about distracted driving:
- Read this book with your family, class or loved ones.
- Post photos on social media using #StayUndistracted.
- Send your photos and feedback directly to us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Set a good example for everyone around you and stay focused on the road. Remember, be a driver that you can be proud of!
DID YOU KNOW?
- Accidents from distracted driving have caused 391,000 injuries and 3,477 deaths in 2015 alone, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
- 660,000 drivers use electronic devices while driving during the day.
- Teens now die from distracted driving more than drunk driving.