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Itasca, IL – The National Safety Council applauds Consumer Reports' in-depth piece, Driving While Distracted, released Nov. 16. The article reinforces the risks of using hands-free technology behind the wheel, calls attention to the potential benefits of advanced driver assistance systems, and reiterates the prevalence with which drivers are distracted. Distracted driving has led to thousands of deaths on our roadways in the last decade. Strong actions and changes in driver habits are long overdue, and this article underscores why we need to act swiftly to save lives.
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The National Safety Council (nsc.org) is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to eliminate preventable deaths at work, in homes and communities, and on the road through leadership, research, education and advocacy. Founded in 1913 and chartered by Congress, NSC advances this mission by partnering with businesses, government agencies, elected officials and the public in areas where we can make the most impact.
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