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What Can You Do To Try To Avoid Being Part Of A Traffic Injury Or Fatality Statistic?

Posted by on Mar 2, 2017 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on What Can You Do To Try To Avoid Being Part Of A Traffic Injury Or Fatality Statistic?

Automobile-related fatalities are the leading cause of death among people aged 3 to 33, according to statistics by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). However, studies also indicate that drivers could be doing more to protect themselves and others from the dangers of the road. Here are the most common causes of traffic accidents and what you can do to prevent becoming part of the statistics. 1. Distractions A lot of people equate distracted driving only with texting, but it isn’t quite that simple. Texting while behind the wheel is certainly one example of distracted driving—however, so is talking on the phone, trying to work the GPS system while in motion, looking for a better channel on the radio, eating lunch after running through a drive-thru while navigating traffic on the way back to work, and chatting with...

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