Over the last decade or so cell phones and electronic devices have become more prevalent in our day to day lives. We have become so consumed by the need to stay connected with our friends, family, and the outside world that we cannot put the phone down even while driving.
Here at CHOICE we have seen an increase in distracted driving accidents over the last couple of years. There has been a lot of research into distracted driving and how it impairs your ability to operate a motor vehicle. Below is an article written by Mike Lindblom of the Seattle Times, he has compiled statistics and stories about distracted driving.
We have also found a few other websites with further statistics and information about distracted driving, its impact, and prevention.
Please take a few minutes of your time to read these articles and let us know if there is anything that we can do to help you or your loved ones be less distracted behind the wheel.