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Distracted Driving is a Killer! - Burns & Cotter Auto Insurance, Home Insurance
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A total of 3,328 drivers died and another 421,000 were injured as a result of distracted driving in 2012.  And an estimated 10% of all drivers under 20 that that were involved in fatal crashes were driving while distracted.  That includes many different activities.

Here is a partial listing:

  • Texting
  • Cell phone use
  • Eating or drinking
  • Talking to passengers
  • Personal grooming
  • Using a GPS system
  • Anything else that takes your eyes off the road.

Even removing your eyes from the road for a few seconds is extremely dangerous.

For example taking your eyes off the road for as little as 5 seconds at 55 miles per hour, means your car traveled 400 feet (the length of one and a third football fields), with no input from you.  Now that is, or should be, pretty scary for anyone.

Save your life and that of others.  Don’t drive distracted.

We are no more than a phone call or email away! We look forward to providing you with exceptional service.

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