Mobile Phone Distraction in Vehicles with Traffic is a poster free to be used to engaged with employees to get them thinking mobile phones and how heavy traffic don’t add up.
We all know that heavy traffic increases the risk of having a crash. Throwing in a phone call for extra distraction just doesn’t add up. Next time the phone rings while driving, ask yourself “Should I really take this call?”
Driver distraction is a major cause of crashes on Australian roads, with many resulting in devastating injury and even death. An initiative of the National Road Safety Partnership Program, the SUMV subcommittee is a group of representatives from a diverse range of organisations committed to a common goal: promoting the safe use of mobile devices in vehicles in Australia to reduce the risk of road crashes.
When you drive and look around other drivers love their phone. The key issue we must consider is drivers must choose when and when not use their phones. High levels of traffic and congestion are one of those moments which are a not. Crashes are low speed but Mobile Phone Distraction in Vehicles with Traffic will cause them to have a greater chance of occurring. The mind and most likely eyes may not be focusing on what is happening around the driver.
Keep eyes on the road and not off the road.