Tuesday, May 27, 2008
I spend a lot of time on busy highways all day and I'm seeing more and more driver distractions develop.
I commute one hour into the city in my car in the morning, drive a truck intercity through the day then commute one hour home to the burbs in my car.
From my car, I see what everyone sees, lots of drivers talking on cell phones, some drivers eating or drinking, maybe putting on makeup or fixing hair.
From the truck though, I can see that drivers aren't just reading the newspaper and eating cereal, they are absorbed in their Blackberrys or trying to "text" on a cell phone or type into their laptop while they drive.
Between adjusting the music, talking on the phone, dealing with kids in the back seat or a thousand other distractions, it's amazing that there aren't many more accidents on the roads and highways.
More on road safety at http://www.ezee.ca
Forklift Safety at liftright.net
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