Distracted Driving Education

Distracted driving is any activity that could divert a person's attention away from the primary task of driving. All distractions endanger the driver, passenger and bystander safety.

Distracted Driving is Not Just Texting

Woman putting on mascara, man texting, man drinking alcohol in car, man in front of car wreck

Types of Distractions

  • Texting
  • Grooming
  • Eating and drinking
  • Talking to passengers
  • Using a cell phone or smart phone
  • Reading, including maps
  • Using a navigational system
  • Watching a video
  • Adjusting the radio, CD, or MP3 player

Distracted Driving by the Numbers

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Fast Facts Statistics*

*Statistics are provided by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) and are updated as information is provided to us. www.nhtsa.gov
    2015 2014 2013 2012
# of People Killed by
Distracted Drivers
3,477 3,179 3,154 3,328
# of People Injured by
Distracted Driers
391,000 431,000 424,000 421,000

The Faces of Distracted Driving

Watch the personal stories from families effected by a distracted driver (CLICK HERE). These messages can be shared and talked about with your family and friends.