By Shelby Bailey, YSB Diversion Specialist and Gina Johnson, YSB Chemical Health Prevention Specialist
Whether digging for your phone that fell between the seats, changing the radio station, or eating breakfast on your way to work, at some point in time, almost all of us have been guilty of distracted driving.
“Distracted driving” includes: anytime your mind and eyes are not on the road, and/or your hands are not on the wheel.
Using your phone while driving requires all three - (mind, eyes and hands) and greatly increases the risk of a crash and injury.
According to TeenSafe, distracted driving is responsible for 58% of crashes involving teens.
Here are ways YOU can encourage safer driving with fewer distractions: Read More