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Distracted Driving, the Deadly Epidemic on America’s Roads

Distracted driving has become rampant on roadways in Florida and across the country, outranking drunk driving as our nation’s leading cause of auto accident fatalities.
Distracted driving-related crashes have skyrocketed over the last decade, as smartphones, music players, and navigation systems have grown in prevalence. Too often, drivers forget that cars can be dangerous weapons when handled improperly, allowing their attention to drift away from the task of driving in order to answer a text message, bite into a burger, or change a song. Texting while driving is especially dangerous since it takes a driver’s eyes off the road, hands off the wheel, and mind off the task of driving.…

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