Distracted driving is a growing problem. These distractions can come in many forms: cellphones, the radio, food, or passengers. But anything that takes a driver's attention away from the road can cause disastrous consequences. Every year, there are over 90,000 car crashes that involve a distracted driver.
Distracted Driving - In A Split Second tells the story of Nicole Salter-Cline, a mother of three young children, who’s life tragically ended when a teenaged distracted driver hit her vehicle from behind and pushed her into oncoming traffic. A split second - and a life was ended and a family forever changed.
This video explains the dangers of not only texting and driving, but the three types of distractions (visual, manual and cognitive) and how each type is difficult for a person to notice when they are experiencing it.
Interviews with experts, young drivers who admit to driving distracted and with Nicole’s family make this a compelling video that will educate and impress your
- Runtime: 16 minutes
- Age Level: High School, College, Adult
- Code: PS103DVD