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April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month

  • Visit our multimedia news release to download the TV ad, radio PSA and more.

    Calls Kill​​

    Eighty percent of American drivers believe hands-free devices are safer than using a handheld phone. But that is just not the case. More than 30 studies show hands-free devices are no safer because the brain remains distracted by the conversation. When talking on a cell phone, drivers can miss seeing up to half of what's around them, such as traffic lights, stop signs and pedestrians.​

    Take the Focused Driver Challenge and pledge to drive cell free.

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  • Stay Up to Date on Distracted Driving

    Our Focus on the Drive e-newsletter keeps you updated on new research, educational materials, state laws and impact stories related to cell phone distracted driving.

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  • Additional Distracted Driving Resources

    Check out a variety of videos, infographics and reports to help spread the word that distracted driving is dangerous.

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  • The Greatest Threat to Your Employees

    Safety personnel are invited to test drive the new NSC Distracted Driving Online Course for free. The course will change drivers’ attitudes, help lower liability risks and save lives.

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