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>> Federal Government's site on distracted driving
>> AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety
>> National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) on drowsy and distracted driving
>> Advocates for Highway and Auto Safety
>> Edmunds.com: 10 Driving Distractions and How To Deal With Them
>> National Safety Council
>> Governors Highway Safety Association: Cell Phone Drving Laws - State by State
>> National Safety Council on Distracted Driving
>> US DOT Blog: Webster's 2009 Word of the Year -- distracted driving
Traffic Saftey Facts from www.NHTSA.gov
Distracted driving is any non-driving activity a person engages in that has the potential to distract him or her from the primary task of driving.
Texting while driving involves all three types of distraction. (Source: National Highway Traffic Safety Association (NHTSA))
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