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10 Ways To Minimize Distracted Driving

Posted on December 24, 2018
Keep your eyes on the road! (Photo: PEXELS user mentatdgt)
Keep your eyes on the road! (Photo: PEXELS user mentatdgt)

About nine people die each day as a result of distracted driving. Another 1,000 injuries occur per day in accidents that reportedly involve a distracted driver, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA).

These injuries or deaths cost organizations a pretty penny. On average, a single-vehicle crash can cost employers about $16,500, noted The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OHSA). And, if the accident results in injuries, that amount skyrockets to more than $74,000. In the worst-case scenario, costs of a fatal crash can start at $500,000.

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