When it comes to driving, there are numerous things that can become distractions to the driver and potentially create dangerous situations on the road. We all know the rules of keeping both hands on the wheel, eyes on the road, leaving plenty of room between you and the car ahead, and more. What happens when other priorities beg for our attention when we are at the wheel, however?
Some of the most common driver distractions include answering those text messages or emails, or not waiting to check those Facebook notifications, as well as eating those fries you just got at the drive-thru before they get cold. Talking to passengers in the car can also become a distraction, or changing the music, looking for that perfect road trip station or that pre-work pump up. All of these common activities are unfortunately all too prevalent on the road, but these aren’t the only distractions that can plague drivers. Your Las Vegas Auto Accident Attorneys at Eric Blank Injury Attorneys have some tips for you to avoid auto collisions caused by distracted driving.
Oftentimes, parents or caregivers driving with young children can become easily distracted due to multiple factors. To help prevent some of these and eliminate the majority of distractions that kids can present, here are a few tips:
Young children are not the only minors that can become distractions in the car. Teenagers can also present numerous distracting activities that they might not even realize. Teaching teenagers to be a good passenger can also improve their driving skills. You can embed quality passenger skills into teenagers by teaching them to:
Last, but definitely not least, our pets, especially dogs, can become distractions while driving. This source of distraction is easily eliminated and can be done so by following these simple suggestions:
As you can see, there are many distracting circumstances that may arise while driving, however, these can be prevented or addressed as they happen, keeping our Las Vegas roads safe and clear of accidents.
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