Our Mission

To reduce distracted driving through advocacy, network and serve the victims, and provide educational information and resources. As a grassroots non-profit organization, StopDistractions.org ( a project of Distraction Advocate Network) relies on the generosity of others. We ask you for your time, talent and treasure so that we may continue to reduce the number of injuries, crashes and deaths that result from unnecessary and preventable distractions.

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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 2012
0 Killed
in distraction-affected crashes in 2012

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

Texting is by far the most dangerous distraction.

Using a Cellphone/Smartphone

Using a Cellphone/Smartphone

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

Using a Navigation System

Watching a Video

Watching 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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