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Distracted Driving Research Shows a Surprising Problem
Distracted Driving Research Shows a Surprising Problem

Distracted driving resulted in nearly 3,500 fatalities in 2016 alone in the United States, and a recent AAA survey has found that 90% of drivers believe distracted driving is an increasing concern. According to the 2017 Traffic Safety Index survey, 88% of drivers say they ...

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