Beware of Distractions When You Drive…
From 2012 to 2016, nearly 800,000 crashes in New Jersey involved a distracted driver:
- Using a cell phone or smartphone
- Adjusting a radio, CD player or MP3 player
- Using a navigation system, reading maps or directions
- Talking to other passengers
- Tending to children or pets
- Eating and drinking
- Cell phones are one of many distractions both inside and outside the vehicle which can cause crashes.
- New Jersey law bans the use of a handheld cellular phone while driving.
- Drivers who talk or text on a handheld cell phone while driving face a fine.
- Driving requires your full attention.