Text Messaging and Driving Awareness

MedTrust is committed to educating  employees on the dangers of texting and driving.  Distracted drivers pose a deadly risk to everyone on

the road.  The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) reported that in 2012 driver distraction was the cause of 18 percent

of all fatal crashes.  The top 5 distractions for drivers are:

  •       Text messaging
  •        Talking on cell phone
  •        Eating and drinking
  •        Accessing the internet
  •        Adjusting the stereo

 https://www.fcc.gov/consumers/guides/dangers-texting-while-driving

 http://www.textinganddrivingsafety.com/texting-and-driving-stats