If you’ve been driving for a decent amount of time, then you’ll probably know what it’s like to be distracted on the road. Whether it’s trying to respond to a text message on your phone during traffic, or taking a quick and sneaky call while on an empty road, we all do things that we’re not supposed to. It’s easy to break laws while on the road, but are you really doing your best to prevent these distractions?
Basics like a hands-free phoning kit are cheap and simple to install but they help prevent some nasty accidents. After all, there’s a reason why it’s illegal to use a handheld mobile while driving in many different parts of the world. But phones aren’t the only source of distraction for us. Did you know that smoking can also cause distractions, and being lost in thought or thinking about things other than driving can also lead to accidents.
These types of accidents are known as distracted driving and it’s one of the biggest problems when it comes to safety on the road. There are many ways to prevent yourself from being distracted while on the road, but you need to follow through with those tips and actually follow the advice.
Take a look at the following infographic to see just how deadly distracted driving is. Once you’ve realised the reality of how many people suffer from distracted driving-related incidents, perhaps you’ll take it more seriously and find better ways to keep your eyes on the road and away from distractions.
Infographic from driverknowledge.com