Hey, East Texas!
When you’re on our Texas roads, it’s important to focus on the task at hand. Silence your phone, toss the dog treats and save the food for later. Don’t indulge your bad side. Instead, take action against distraction. Let’s drive smart out there, y’all.
Safe Driving Facts:
- 73% of Americans think that their driving skills are above average. Meanwhile, 90% of accidents in the U.S. are caused by human error.
- According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, sending or reading a text takes your eyes off the road for 5 seconds. At 55 mph, that’s like driving the length of an entire football field with your eyes closed.
- The National Safety Council reports 1 out of 4 accidents in the US are caused by texting and driving. Next time, designate your passenger as your “designated texter.”
- Did you know eating in the car is one of the most common forms of driver distractions?
Drive Smart in Extreme Weather
Drive smart in extreme weather with these safe driving tips.