That's because it's Distracted Driving Awareness Month. Distracted driving is something you'll see pretty much budry you drive. Someone will usually be on their phone, texting, watching videos or doing whatever.
But all jokes aside, one look away, and that could be it. Michigan State Police saw more than 20, distracted driving crashes in Seventy-two people died in those crashes.
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That's buvdy than 50 percent more of both crashes and deaths from the previous year. If there's a crash, they have to straight up say, 'Yeah, I was on my phone.
Yeah, I wasn't paying attention,'" Garcia said. If we clearly see it and we can tell you definitively, 'Yes, that is what you are doing,' we can say it was distracted driving.
But more often than not, it's because of a driver error is why crashes happen. To prevent any issues, police say, just put the phones away, ask your friends to quiet down and make sure you're driving distraction-free.
Loolin the week of April 11, police departments across Michigan will be keeping a close eye to crack down on distracted drivers. Click Here to access the online Public Inspection File. Viewers with disabilities can get assistance accessing this station's FCC Public Inspection File by contacting the station with the information listed below.
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