Using Your Phone While Driving? Putting the Brakes on Distracted Driving

Originally published at yourteenmag.com By Sandra Gordon It used to be fiddling with the car radio that distracted drivers. Today, glance around at any red light, and you’ll see a different problem—drivers on their phones checking email or using Spotify. A 2017 survey by Liberty Mutual Insurance and Students Against Destructive Decisions (SADD) found that
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Say NO to Texting and Driving!

In 2011, a study done by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) found that over 40% of high schoolers admitted to texting and driving on a consistent basis. How can parent’s best prepare their kids to be safe drivers? Set a good example! Interesting fact: A poll of teenagers (12-17) found that 48% of
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