In mohave County, and throughout Arizona,
the Use Of Hand Held Devices while driving
Pay attention when you drive.
Put the phone down. It only takes one second of being distracted to lose a life.
You don’t want your surgeon distracted, we don’t want you distracted behind the wheel. It only takes one second.
- Distraction contributes to 16% of all fatal crashes.
- Everyday 9 people die nationwide due to distracted driving.
- Distracted driving claimed 3,477 lives and injured 391,000 people in 2015, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, or NHTSA.
When behind the wheel, job #1 is driving.
Lake Havasu City Kicks Off Distracted Driving Awareness Campaign
In the News…
It’s a well-known fact that texting while driving is an issue and should be avoided (especially now that it’s state law) to help better protect yourself and others while on the road. But what if you just really want to change the song on your playlist or crank up the AC? Maybe you just want to take one bite of your burrito or turn your head to join in on a backseat conversation.
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Every day nine people die nationwide due to distracted driving. Distracted driving is not limited to cell phone use, but other distractions may include eating, drinking beverages, reading, applying make-up, pets on your lap, interacting with other people in the vehicle, adjusting the radio, along with many others. We have all seen these activities.