Reports have shown that distracted driving is one of the most common reasons for automobile accidents. Driving distracted puts you and other drivers at risk for bodily harm, injury, and even death.
At this point, you’re probably wondering what constitutes as distracted driving. Distracted driving can include:
- Texting while driving
- Eating and drinking while driving
- Actively using your GPS while driving
- Using your phone while driving
- Changing radio stations while driving
Distracted driving can be anything that takes your attention away from the road. According to the DMV, you are three times more likely to get into an accident when using your phone while driving. Driving distracted is not worth the risk. If you need to use your phone or do something else that may take your attention away from the road, pull over. Roadway Insurance wants to encourage all drivers to make smart decisions when behind the wheel because it could save your life!
Roadway Insurance reminds you that every driver in Maryland is prohibited from using a cell phone while driving unless you are using a hands-free device. All drivers should also keep in mind that to drive in Maryland, you need auto insurance. If you are driving uninsured, contact Roadway Insurance. Roadway insurance can work with you to get you the coverage you need.