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About 40,000 people were killed in motor vehicle fatalities in 2018. From cell phones to dashboard infotainment systems to evolving voice command features, all pose a threat to our safety. Just one second of your attention is all takes to change a life forever. Share the #JustDrive message not only in April, but throughout the year.
The National Safety Council will provide updated materials for Distracted Driving Awareness Month 2020. Check back to this page for updates beginning in March. In the meantime, following are some of our offerings from 2019.
It’s easy to share the #justdrive message on Facebook and Twitter. Simply download the images and posts in the kit, or use them as inspiration to create your own. Always include the #justdrive hashtag to ensure we are all part of the same social conversation.
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94% of crashes are caused by driver error.
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Reality: Your brain can't do two things at once.
Reality: But, passengers can spot road hazards.
Reality: Phone calls make you miss up to 50% of your environment.
Reality: Distraction can linger for up to 27 seconds after you put the phone down.
Reality: It's more distracting than actually holding your phone!
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