How Can I Reduce Distracted Driving in My Trucking Operation?
Though telematic technology has come a long way, there is nothing that can compare to a conscientious, safe driver. With today’s modern conveniences, texting and similar activities require visual, manual, and cognitive attention, making them a concerning driver distraction. Studies have shown that drivers who text look away from the road about 4.6 seconds. At 55 miles per hour, a vehicle will travel more than the distance of a football field during that time. When you think about the crowded traffic on many roadways, that is startling!