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  • April Distracted Driving Month

    The Richland County Injury Prevention Team|Apr 15, 2015

    We all hear it about the dangers, we all know about the dangers and we all know someone affected by it, so why do so many continue to still do it? Texting, Using a cell phone or smart phone, Using a navigation system (hand held or vehicle installed), Adjusting a radio, IPod, CD player or MP3 player, Reading (including maps), Eating & drinking, Personal grooming, Kids, Emotions, Exhaustion, Illness, Thinking of things other than driving, Looking at wildlife. But, because text messaging requires visual, manual, and cognitive attention from the dr...