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The Dangers of Distracted Driving

15 February 2021

Across the world cases involving distracted driving having risen sharply over the past two decades. In 2018, around 400,000 injuries and more than 2,800 fatalities were caused in the US due to drivers being distracted. A recent article from Aimee O'Driscoll highlights the problem and points to some solutions. In this she points out that while there are other forms of distraction, including eating and drinking, the use of handheld devices to talk, text, or navigate, is the most common reason drivers take their eyes and mind off the road.

The full article published in Daily Wireless is available here.

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