Distracted Driving

External Links

Distracted & Dangerous: Helping States Keep Teens Focused on the Road

2013 Distracted Driving: Survey of the States

Understanding the Distracted Brain: This NSC white paper examines why driving while using hands-free devices is risky

AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety: Research shows that voice-activated in-car technologies dangerously undermine driver attention

Voice-to-text offers no safety advantage over manual texting, says a study conducted by Texas A&M Transportation Institute

Fatal Distraction? A Comparison of the Cell Phone Driver and the Drunk Driver
Strayer, Drews, Crouch (2006)






Driver cell phone use is under-reported by authorities. This NSC white paper examines the challenges of collecting and reporting reliable crash data

Be sure to check out the U.S. government website for distracted driving. It contains up-to-date research reports, statistics and video testimonials, as well as resources for teens, parents, teachers, employers and community groups.