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Eyes on the road

Distracted driving is deadly driving. It claims around 3,000 lives in the U.S. each year. Fatal crashes can occur when a driver takes their mind off driving, their eyes off the road or their hands off the wheel.

To help prevent distracted-driving crashes, try these tips.

Focus on driving:

  • Call or text only when safely parked.
  • Have a passenger be your designated texter.
  • Adjust your mirrors and your music player before your trip.
  • Don't eat while driving—leave early, allowing enough time to stop to eat.
  • Ask a passenger to help with your car's navigation.
  • Remind young drivers in your home to focus on the road.

Out of sight, out of mind. If you're tempted to text and drive, try this instead.

Reviewed 3/29/2023

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