Distracted driving is deadly behavior. It consistently ranks as one of the traffic safety issues at the forefront of many drivers’ thinking. Distraction contributes to more than 3,000 traffic fatalities each year. BLR points out some startling statistics below.
Don’t assume that your employees “get it” when it comes to the risk in distracted driving. Help protect them from themselves by sharing these startling facts with them. According to the Network of Employers for Traffic Safety.
- In 2012, 3,328 people were killed and more than 420,000 were injured in crashes involving distracted driving.
- Crashes involving a distracted driver cost about $46 billion per year.
- Using a cell phone is more likely to lead to a crash or near crash than other forms of distraction, primarily because ...