April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month

Each year thousands of lives are lost due to someone who is not fully concentrating on the road while operating a motor vehicle. A few of the things that people should avoid while driving include:

  • Texting
  • Eating
  • Adjusting a radio or GPS
  • Talking on the phone
  • Personal grooming

Dr. Geoffrey Doughlin, Chairman of Emergency Medicine at Jamaica Hospital, explains in this video why distracted driving is so dangerous.

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