Distracted driving is a real problem causing 1,000 injuries and 9 deaths every day, according to the U.S. Department of Transportation. Anything that takes your attention of the road, like texting, eating, or grabbing something from the backseat, is distracted driving. Keep your eyes on the road during Distracted Driving Month – and all year long – by understanding the risks of driving distracted.
If you’re ready to drive distraction-free, we’ve compiled 7 helpful tips to stay safe behind the wheel. You can also take the National Safety Council’s pledge to drive cell phone free here.