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The Dangers of Distracted Driving

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Distracted driving has become an increasingly popular subject with the acceptance of smartphones. With more cell phones in the United States than people (there are 320 million mobile phone subscriptions – 102.4% of the population), it is easy to text or Facebook while driving. Don’t do it!

People know that distracted driving is not safe. Despite this, a National Safety Council report says that more than a third of people have read texts or emails while driving in the past 30 days. Taking your eyes off the road for even a second can mean the difference between life and death.