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Distracted driving has become a serious problem for drivers of all ages. Distracted driving is where the driver’s attention to the road and control over the vehicle are distracted in some manner such as:

  • Eating
  • Drinking
  • Texting
  • Talking on a Smartphone
  • Using the GPS
  • Changing the Radio Station
  • Putting on Makeup
  • Shaving
  • Daydreaming/Drowsy Driving

There are three different types of distracted driving. Depending on what the driver is doing, more than one type could occur simultaneously.

Distracted driving increases risks of car crashes and is considered a risky and dangerous driving behavior. As such, many states have enacted laws in recent years that prohibit various distracted driving habits like texting and driving.

To learn more about distracted driving, the types of distracted driving, interesting facts about distracting driving, the costs of distracted driving, and other details, we encourage you to continue reviewing the following infographic.

Afterward, if you have further questions or want to brush up on your driving skills, please feel free to check out the state-approved online defensive driving courses available from Ticket School.

You may also take our online driving courses for ticket point forgiveness or qualify for an insurance premium discount with certain providers. Do not hesitate to contact us at (800) 558-9887 if you require additional assistance with online course enrollment.

The Dangers and Costs of Distracted Driving infographic