Distracted Driving Outline

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Distracted Driving Adam P. Siedlecki Batavia High School 1. Introduction and History The actions you do behind the wheel can cause serious injuries or kill someone. Distracted driving includes any activities you do behind the wheel that will take your attention off of the road. There are three types of distracted driving, Visual—taking your eyes off the road; Manual—taking your hands off the wheel; and Cognitive—taking your mind off what you are doing. These activities include; eating, drinking, reading, and most importantly, using their cell phone for either calling or texting (www.distraction.gov). While any of these distractions can endanger the driver and others, texting…show more content…
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Something I learned from | |this question is that only one person in the age group of female 20-30 did not own the cell phone. | | | |Are you able to drive? | | | |Yes No Refuse to answer | |

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