Did You See that Stop Sign? Distracted Driving Teenagers

Distracted Driving Teenagers Tips Due to your limited driving education, training and experience you can’t afford to get caught up with distractions in or outside your vehicles.  However, as a teenager, the biggest problem will be realizing the importance of that statement because quite frankly, if you think you can safely drive and text or talk on the phone, you’re already distracted.  If you think you can safely drive without taking the time to put your seat belt on, you’re distracted.  If you think you can drive safely simply because you’ve done it to this point, you know where the brake and gas pedals are and you can steer in a straight line, you’re already distracted.  Distracted from the truth about the dangers and risks you face. What does distracted from the truth mean?  You as a teenager at some point in your life found yourself in trouble with mom and
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You’re Swerving on the Road Dad! Tips for Parents Distracted Driving

Distracted Driving Parents When you think about “distracted driving”, you’ve been conditioned to think in terms of cell phones and texting.  However, it is time to start seeing this in a much broader scope because of the danger distractions represent to ALL drivers on the road. To set the stage for a broader thinking approach, consider the following fact: At 55 mph, your vehicle travels 60 feet per second AND Taking your eyes off the road for just 2 seconds means you have traveled 120 feet totally unaware of what is happening around you. Therefore, with respect to “distractions”, all drivers should consciously consider these questions:  How long does it take you to locate and adjust the heat or a/c controls? How long does it take you to find and remove the French Fry from the fast food bag? How long do you spend finding a new radio station or
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