How can teens be safer drivers? Encourage them to teach younger students how to drive. As they teach and roll model, it not only reinforces in them good driv...
Only use your cell phone for emergencies while you are driving. If you are feeling drowsy pull off to the side of the road. Also you should limit the amount of passengers that you having in your car at one time. Avoid eating while behind the wheel. Never multi task while driving.
The National Safety Council reports that cell phone use while driving leads to 1.6 million crashes each year. Nearly 390,000 injuries occur each year from accidents caused by texting while driving. 1 out of every 4 car accidents in the United States is caused by texting and driving. Texting while driving is 6x more likely to cause an accident than driving drunk.
Distracted driving is any activity that distracts your attention from driving, including talking or texting on your phone, eating and drinking, talking to people in your vehicle, messing with the stereo, entertainment or navigation system anything that takes your attention away from the task of safe driving.