Distracted Driving Video Contest 2019
What Does Distracted Driving Mean to You?
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Youth on the roads are still getting injured at astronomically high rates. While you only make up 12% of the licensed drivers, you account for approximately one fifth of all road-related injuries and fatalities.
“Teens and young adults need to realize they are at a higher risk of getting into an accident, because they are new and inexperienced drivers, states Christine Veit, Program Coordinator, Safe Communities Wellington County.
These are serious issues, which need attention and No Distractions. Your parents play a vital role in helping you take intelligent steps to stay safe on the road, but ultimately it’s up to you to make the right decisions behind the wheel or when you enter a vehicle as a passenger.
National Teen Driver Safety week in October will continue to raise awareness about Distracted Driving and other road road related issues that our teens face. Watch for the details closer to October!
Updated May 16, 2019