Author: P. Christopher Guedri
Distracted drivers cause car accidents. Every day, on our roads and highways, distracted drivers cause collisions that seriously injure and kill innocent people. Many times these are friends or family members who are in the vehicle with them.
When a driver takes his or her focus away from the primary task of driving, the risk of being involved in a car crash immediately increases. What are people really doing while they are driving? Why do drivers get so distracted? The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) conducted a recent survey (11/2010 - 12/2010) to look at distracted driving behaviors and attitudes of drivers over the age of 18. Over 6,000…