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Distracted Driving

The leading cause of death for Americans aged 5-34 is motor vehicle accidents. Driver behavior has been identified as the major factor in approximately 90 % of roadway accidents.  Learn more about the factors that can affect driving in the following videos.

We live in a multitasking world. Many of us switch our attention between texting, watching television, listening to music, surfing the internet and other tasks. Can we truly do two things at once or is multitasking diminishing our focus – in the classroom, at home and on the road? Driving, which requires focus, highlights the challenges of switching between tasks.