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Life is full of distractions. Driving shouldn’t be.

Distracted driving is now the leading cause of all crashes. Let’s keep our eyes and minds on the road.

Be Alert

5-Second Rule Tool

How far does your car travel in the 5 seconds you spend looking at a text?

Choose your vehicle’s speed using the speedometer to find out.

Dashboard speedometer

Distance traveled in 5 seconds:
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Tips for staying alert

Here are some tips for keeping your focus where it belongs – on the road:

  • Use cell phone for emergencies only

  • Download an app that silences calls and texts while your car is in motion

  • Multitask when you’re outside the car

  • Avoid eating/drinking while driving

  • Secure children and pets

  • Put makeup on at home

  • Set temperature controls before you start moving

Distractions to avoid

There are so many distractions when we drive. Try to avoid these risky behaviors:

  • Texting or talking on handheld phone

  • Searching for items in a purse or wallet

  • Checking the GPS

  • Watching a crash on the side of the road

  • Securing a seat belt

  • Changing the radio or music selection

  • Talking with passengers

  • Reaching for an item that has fallen on the floor

THE GREAT ESCAPE

from Distracted Driving

Interior view of a car from the back seat toward the windshield
Interior view of a car from the back seat toward the windshield

 

 

 

 

KEEP YOUR EYES
ON THE ROAD.

Are you an alert driver? Let's see what your kids say.

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