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April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month.
Test your knowlege of Distracted Driving facts with 5 fast, fun questions.
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Using a hand-held electronic device while driving increases your risk of crash how many times?
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Engaging in visual-manual subtasks (such as reaching for a phone, dialing and texting) associated with the use of hand-held phones and other portable devices increased the risk of getting into a crash by 3 times.
How many seconds on average are your eyes off the road while texting?
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In those 5 seconds while traveling 55 mph, your car covers the length of what?
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When traveling at 55 mph, 5 seconds is enough time to cover the length of a football field blindfolded.
In the past 30 days, what percentage of people talked on the phone while driving?
Source: CDC.gov
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In the past 30 days 69% of people talked on the phone while driving.
In 2013, what percentage of crashes in which someone was injured involved distracted driving?
Source: CDC.gov
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With the ready availability and features of today's electronic devices, it is important for teenagers to understand their responsibility to not drive distracted. Cell phones can easily become a distraction that results in tragic consequences for drivers and others on the road.

Estimated U.S. Teen Crash Deaths in 2016
There is approximately one teen car crash death every 2.5 hours.
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