What is distracted driving?

Distraction occurs any time you take your eyes off the road, your hands off the wheel, and your mind off your primary task: driving safely. Any non-driving activity you engage in is a potential distraction and increases your risk of crashing.

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1. Is distracted driving really a problem?
2. What is distracted driving?
3. If it's so dangerous, why do people do it?
4. Who are the most serious offenders?
5. Sending or reading one text is pretty quick, unlike a phone conversation - wouldn't that be okay?
6. Is it safe to use a hands-free device to talk on a cell phone while driving?