Help Educate this April for Distracted Driving Awareness Month with Discounted Courses

News from Mastery TCN

Did you know five seconds is the average time your eyes are off the road while texting? If you are traveling at 55mph that’s enough time to cover the length of a football field, and you are doing it  blindfolded !

As dangerous as texting and driving is, it is not the only action posing a threat while driving.  Distracted driving includes any activity that diverts a person’s attention away from the primary task of driving.  All these distractions endanger the lives of drivers, passengers, and bystanders. Distractions include; texting, using a cell phone, eating and drinking, talking to passengers, grooming, reading (including maps), using a navigation system, watching a video, and adjusting a radio, CD player, or MP3 player.  Text messaging requires visual, manual, and cognitive attention from the driver, so it may be by far the most alarming distraction.

wreck_it_fb

Distracted driving has become a major threat on today’s roadways…

View original post 219 more words

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s