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Poster with little boy "You tell his mom you only looked down for a second"

DISTRACTED DRIVING IS A GROWING PROBLEM

2015 UTAH STATS

  • 5,850 distracted driver crashes occurred in Utah which resulted in 3,202 injured persons and 28 deaths.
  • Where driver distraction was known, 10% of all crashes inUtah involved a distracted driver.
  • Nearly half (51%) of distracted driving crashes were rear end crashes.
  • You can find more info here and here

 

The Consequences Are Real

Watch this video for the story of how a distracted driver caused this fatal crash in St. George.

St. George PD filling out paper work on hood of car with windshield smashed in from fatal crash caused by distracted driver

Find out how Leslee Henson is working to stop distracted driving at stopthetextsstopthewrecks.blogspot.com

 

Distracted Driving Campaign Resources

Find logos, posters, social media messages and videos atOne text or call could wreck it all logo distraction.gov and trafficsafetymarketing.gov

 

The Great Multitasking Lie
Provided by The National Safety Council

 

For more information, please contact Trooper Lawrence Hopper at 801-518-0949 or lhopper@utah.gov

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