Distracted Driving: Unsafe, But Is It Preventable?


In the past we’ve discussed distracted driving, in the context of texting bans and the use of iPads in cars. And, I think we can all agree that in an ideal world, when driving, people should focus only on the road. This proposition makes sense, both for purposes of our own safety and the safety of others.

Unfortunately, the reality of the situation isn’t that simple. People drive while distracted all the time, and have been doing so since the advent of cars. For example, as discussed in this Huffington Post article, driving with kids in the car can be far more distracting than, for example, talking on the phone while driving.

As explained in the article, according to the United States Department of Transportation, there are 3 main types of driver distractions...

Please see full article below for more information.

LOADING PDF: If there are any problems, click here to download the file.

Written by:


Howard Ankin on:

Readers' Choice 2017
Reporters on Deadline

"My best business intelligence, in one easy email…"

Your first step to building a free, personalized, morning email brief covering pertinent authors and topics on JD Supra:

Sign up to create your digest using LinkedIn*

*By using the service, you signify your acceptance of JD Supra's Privacy Policy.

Already signed up? Log in here

*With LinkedIn, you don't need to create a separate login to manage your free JD Supra account, and we can make suggestions based on your needs and interests. We will not post anything on LinkedIn in your name. Or, sign up using your email address.