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April 11, 2018

Each day, 10 people die in distracted driving crashes—contributing to the 37,000 people killed in crashes on U.S. roadways during 2016, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). This National Distracted Driving Awareness month, AAA is calling for drivers to keep their eyes on the road, hands on the wheel, and mind on the task of driving every time you’re behind the wheel.

“No distraction—whether texting or eating a sandwich—is ever worth the loss of life on the roadway. It takes just a split second for everything to take a deadly turn,” said Kelly Just, AAA Washington Traffic Safety Program Manager. “These senseless deaths can easily be prevent...

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