Each year, thousands of people are injured or killed in motor vehicle accidents involving distracted drivers. People driving while talking on their cell phones or eating put all road users at risk. With motor vehicle accidents (MVAs) now among the top causes of injury-related deaths and the number one cause of work-related deaths, all responsible drivers must be able to control distractions while at the wheel. In this course, you will learn why distractions cause accidents, and how to minimize your exposure to them. This course was developed with subject matter support provided by EnSafe Inc., a global professional services company focusing on engineering, environment, health and safety, and information technology.
All persons who operate a motor vehicle
Expected Duration (hours)
determine the type of distraction preventing a driver from giving full attention to his or her driving
recognize why multitasking can cause collisions
identify why mobile devices distract drivers
control distractions when driving