• Distracted Driving: One Call Can Change Everything

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  • An Estimated 1 in 4 Car Crashes Involves Cell Phone Use

    ​Many distractions exist while driving, but cell phones are a top distraction because so many drivers use them for long periods of time each day. Almost everyone has seen a driver distracted by a cell phone, but when you are the one who is distracted, you often don't realize that driver is you. Learn more about distracted driving.
  • Hands-free is Not Risk-free

    With some state laws focusing on handheld bans and carmakers putting hands-free technology in vehicles, it’s no wonder people are confused. However, while many drivers honestly believe they are making the safe choice by using a hands-free device, it’s just not true. Your brain remains distracted by the conversation. Learn more about distracted driving.
  • April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month

    Did you know there is a lot you can do to help prevent distracted driving?

    • Stop using your phone while driving.
    • Use social media to tell others about the dangers of cell phone distracted driving.
    • Take the pledge to drive cell-free.
    • Learn more about Distracted Driving Awareness Month.
  • Employers Bring About Change

    ​While no state has a law prohibiting all cell phone use while driving, employers are putting policies in place banning the use of handheld and hands-free devices to eliminate cell phone distracted driving and keep their employees safe. Learn more about distracted driving.

  • Free Cell Phone Policy Kit
    To help make it easier to put a policy together, ​NSC has created a free kit with all the materials you need to build leadership support for a cell phone policy and tools to communicate to employees.

    Download the kit

  • 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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