75% of Canadians Drive While Distracted

CBC Canada reports on a survey performed by insurance company Allstate. The survey found that three-quarters of Canadians admiited to driving while distracted.

“Our research shows that Canadians do not fully understand what is considered to be a distraction while driving and continue to engage in those dangerous behaviours.” said Saskia Matheson of Allstate Insurance.

The company says that when drivers take their eyes off the road for only five seconds at 90 km/h, their vehicle has travelled the length of a football field, and that 80 per cent of collisions are caused by distracted driving.

Read more: http://www.cbc.ca/consumer/story/2010/10/04/con-distracted-driving.html

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