There are numerous ways drivers can allow themselves to be distracted. A local Police Officer is cautioning motorists to focus while behind the wheel. Montgomery Township Public Safety Officer, Dave Dunlop says there are just too many drivers using cell phones and texting.
“At any giver time there are approximately
800-thousand drivers across the United States that either talking on their cell phone or texting. That’s nearly one million at any given time. Drivers are about 4 times likely to have an accident while on a cell phone. The numbers for drivers who are texting is much higher. Drivers who text are 8 times more likely to be involved in a crash.”
April is National Distracted Driver Awareness Month