As well as kicking off decoration season with Halloween, the start of October also marks the beginning of Distracted Driving Awareness Month. This month long campaign is intended to raise public awareness about the dangers of distracted driving and encourage motorists to reduce distractions behind the wheels.
Just Some of the Most Startling Distracted Driving Statistics
21% of teen drivers involved in a car accident were distracted by cell phones.
Reaching for something increases the chances of a car crash by 8 times.
In some states, a distracted driving citation can raise insurance rates