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Distracted Driving


Overview/Description
Target Audience
Expected Duration
Lesson Objectives
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Overview/Description
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.

Target Audience
All persons who operate a motor vehicle

Expected Duration (hours)
0.5

Lesson Objectives

Distracted Driving

  • 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
  • Course Number:
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