With an increased focus on distracted driving, states are cracking down on enforcement of this dangerous activity. Distracted driving is not limited to only cell phone usage; it can include talking with passengers instead of keeping your eyes on the road, eating while driving, looking for the right radio station and any other activity that takes your focus off the road.

While there are many distractions drivers encounter, using phones to text and drive has been identified as one of the most dangerous forms. To combat this, most states have implemented some form of law preventing texting and driving. With a goal of eliminating distracted driving crashes, some states have taken it a step further and introduced hands-free driving laws. In these states, drivers cannot operate a phone for any purpose unless utilizing bluetooth or voice control commands.

To help your fleet understand the dangers of distracted driving, state specific laws and ways you can implement a policy to prevent distracted driving, we have put together a collection of resources for your use.

 

Do you want to learn more about the dangers of distracted driving?

We’ve written a blog on the importance of safe driving habits for your fleet.

 

Do you know your state’s distracted driving laws?

Check out this interactive map with the most up-to-date driving laws for your fleet.

 

Are you or your fleet drivers located in Georgia?

We’ve put together a break-down of the new hands free driving law going into effect July 1, 2018.

 

Are you interested in creating a distracted driving policy for your fleet?

Follow these tips to help implement a successful policy within your company.

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