Insurance Networking News (June 2011) just reported the nine most common distractions observed in conjunction with a risky driving maneuver. The study released by SmartDrive Systems, a company specializing in a fleet safety and operational efficiency, examined distracted driving rates in the commercial fleet during the past year.
- Object in hand/44.5%
- Talking on a Handheld Mobile Phone/13.4%
- Operating a Handheld Device/9.1%
- Talking/Listening Mobile Phone – Hands Free/5.2%
- Manifest, Map or Navigation/1.0%
- Grooming/Personal Hygiene/0.6%
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