Texting and phone use while driving take a person’s mind off driving. There are three main forms of distractions:
- Visual: Taking your eyes off the road.
- Manual: Taking your hands off the steering wheel.
- Cognitive: Taking your mind off what you are doing.
Texting and using your mobile phone while driving combine all three forms of distractions!
Learn important information to prevent distracted and fatigued driving and much more in the Risk Zone roundtable presentation. The infromation can also be found on the Training page of Scouting Safely.
Description: Don’t get caught in the Risk Zone! Focus your attention on driving. This roundtable presentation will educate the participants on ways to prevent distractions and fatigue while driving. There is additional presentation material on SUVs and vans, traveling with trailers, and insurance information.