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The many forms of distracted driving: Do you know what they are?

When many people think of distracted driving, the only thing that comes to mind is texting or talking on a cellphone.

While the use of technology is a big distraction, there are many other forms of distracted driving that you need to avoid. Here are seven types of distracted driving that will increase the likelihood of being part of an accident:

  • Eating or drinking: You should do this before you leave home or after you reach your destination.
  • Smoking: From lighting a cigarette to putting it out, smoking while driving is a distraction.
  • Adjusting the radio: Just the same as eating and drinking, do this before you pull out of your driveway.
  • Passengers: It can be fun to have passengers in your vehicle, but you can't let them turn into a distraction.
  • Searching for something: You need to keep your eyes on the road at all times. This is a challenge to do if you're searching for something in the backseat or glove box.
  • Outside person or event: There is a lot going on outside your vehicle, but you shouldn't focus on these things. For example, gawking at a car accident can lead to you causing another crash.
  • Daydreaming: You need to keep your mind on the task at hand, which means avoiding daydreaming at all costs.

These are among the most common forms of distracted driving, all of which can lead to an accident.

While you're doing your best to avoid these distractions, don't assume that other drivers are on the same page. If a distracted driver strikes your vehicle, move to safety and call for help. From there, you should receive medical treatment and learn more about your legal rights.

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