Distracted driving is increasing worldwide assmartphone usage has soared. The infographic below exploresthe shocking statistics about distracted driving, whilehighlighting some common behaviors drivers may not know are takingtheir attention from the road.

Distracted driving includes any activity that can divert aperson's attention away from the primary task of driving. Alldistractions endanger driver, passenger and bystander safety.

Drivers that are not focused on driving are about four timesmore likely to be involved in crashes, according to theinfographic, “The Truth About Distracted Driving” from Southside Motor Factors located in Dublin,Ireland.

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