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Hang Up and Live!

Sign the pledge today!  Sign up for the Hang Up and Live pledge and make a safer Ohio Valley!

According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, in 2008, 16 percent of fatal crashes were caused by driver distraction.

According to caranddriver.com, academic studies have shown that texting while driving impairs the driver's abilities.  An experiment tested by Car and Driver Magazine showed that reaction time slowed down dramatically while texting compared to driving without texting and even driving while intoxicated!

Distraction.gov, official U.S. Government website for distracted driving, states texting is by far the most alarming distraction while driving because it requires visual, manual and cognitive attention.

 

Sign the pledge today and make the Ohio Valley a much more safer place to travel!