WHAT IS DISTRACTED DRIVING?
Distracted driving is any activity that could divert a person's attention away from the primary task of driving, according to a federal site that aims to educate American drivers on the risks of distracted driving.
All distractions endanger driver, passenger, and bystander safety. These types of distractions include:
But, because text messaging requires visual, manual, and cognitive attention from the driver, it is by far the most alarming distraction.
Learn more by clicking here, and pick up the Saturday, Sept. 13, News-Banner to hear local law enforcement's take on the issue.