Nowadays, Americans are facing increasingly busy schedules, and if you are like most people, you may find yourself trying to multitask throughout the day to get everything done. Multitasking behind the wheel, however, is never a good idea, because anything that takes your attention away from the immediate task at hand for even a moment has the potential to cause a serious, and even deadly, accident. With so many distractions coming from all directions, there comes a need to differentiate between the various types. Here is a closer look at the three types of driver distraction.
Today's motorists are tired, thanks in large part to grueling schedules, jam-packed roads and the general demands of family and day-to-day life. Though the dangers of driving while drowsy are not as well-documented as those associated with driving after consuming drugs or alcohol, both behaviors have the capacity to affect you in similar ways.