Distracted Driving Affects All of Us.

Distracted driving is a serious and growing problem in our country that affects all of us. Distracted driving, as defined by dictionary.com, means “driving a vehicle while engaging in an activity that has the potential to distract the driver from the task of driving.”  It is a growing problem that is only getting worse as phone technology advances and becomes more enticing and lives get busier.  It seems like a great time to try and get some phone calls in, shoot out a few texts, and pay some bills, after all, you are stuck in your car for a whole hour, right?  Wrong!  Is paying that energy bill worth putting your life in danger?  Is texting “LOL” worth dying for?

For stats on distracted driving click here

For 10 tips to avoid distracted driving click here

At Carney Insurance Services, we are doing a contest!  Take the Pledge to get entered into a drawing for a $10 Cub giftcard.  It’s simple, it only takes a couple of minutes.  You could win a prize and you will most definitely win your safety!

Click here for the pledge form

Sign the form and email it to us at nicoleh@carneyinsurancemn.com or fax it to us 651-464-0763.  All entries will be put in a drawing for the gift card.  Drawing will be held on May 14th.  We have also ordered some of the “Avoid Distracted Driving” wristbands from WestBend Insurance.  Please contact us  and let us know if you would like one for yourself or perhaps your teenage drivers!

information and photo courtesy by West Bend Insurance and Distraction.gov

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