The National Safety Council has designated April as Distracted Driving Awareness Month. It is their goal to remind everyone of the importance of keeping your eyes on the road while driving.
Research shows that thousands of people are killed each year due to distracted driving, with the chief culprit being cell phone use and texting. The NSC urges drivers to keep their attention on the complicated task of driving and warns that even hands free devices can be distracting.
Here is a video sharing one family’s story of how distracted driving devastated their life:
And below is a vintage film discussing the importance of concentration long before the age of cell phone distraction: