Our Mission

A grassroots non-profit organization dedicated to eliminating the lifelong devastation that results when a loved one is killed or injured in a distracted driving crash. Stopdistractions.org brings together distracted driving victims, victim survivors, foundations and the general public to build awareness and recognition to this reckless behavior. To reduce distracted driving through advocacy, network and serve the victims, and provide educational information and resources.

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0 Drivers
using an electronic device at any given daylight moment in America
0 Injured
in motor vehicle crashes involving a distracted driver in 2015
0 Killed
in motor vehicle crashes invovling distracted drivers in 2015

What is Distracted Driving?

Distracted Driving is any activity that could divert a person’s attention away from the primary task of driving, especially those that take your eyes off of the road or take your hands off of the wheel.

Texting, snapchat or messaging

Texting is by far the most dangerous distraction.

Using a Cellphone/Smartphone

Talking hands-free or hand-held are equally dangerous

Eating, Drinking, and Smoking

Eating, drinking, and smoking often require you to take your hands off of the wheel and your eyes off of the road.

Talking to Passengers

Talking to passengers is particularly a problem for novice or teenage drivers

Grooming

Combing hair, applying makeup, shaving

Reading, including maps

Reading, including maps

Using a Navigation System

Typing info into gps or looking at maps

Taking Photo or Selfie

Also, watching or filming a video

Adjusting Radio, CD/MP3 Player

Adjusting Radio, CD/MP3 Player
 
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There are 44 states with various types of distracted driving laws in place. Is your’s one of them?

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Do you need a speaker to share how they have been personally impacted by distracted driving? We have speakers in all 50 states who are available to speak to advocate for distraction free driving.

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