April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month

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With an estimated 1 out of 4 crashes involving distracted driving, people need to put down their cell phones while behind the wheel. Calls kill, and too many drivers still believe it’s safe to use a hands-free device. More than 30 studies have concluded that hands-free devices don’t make drivers any safer because the brain remains distracted by the phone conversation. Download materials to share this April – which is Distracted Driving Awareness Month – including posters and fact sheets, at nsc.org/cellfree