Although distracted driving is an issue for drivers of all ages, texting while driving is the leading cause of death among teenagers in the United States. Using your phone while driving takes your eyes away from the road, your hands away from the steering wheel, and your attention away from the primary task of operating a vehicle.
Additionally, teen drivers are often inexperienced, which can result in less focus on the road and the lack of understanding when unexpected situations occur while driving. They are more likely to text while driving and even have a conversation through text messages.
Despite knowing the dangers of distracted driving and seeing constant safety ads on television, teenagers continue to practice poor driving habits. Fortunately, many app developers have found a way to turn cell phones into a weapon to fight distracted driving—not make it happen.
Some of the most popular distracted driving apps available for either—or both—iPhone and Android users include the following:
Whether your teen downloads one or several distracted driving apps, your child is a significant step toward being a safe driver. They can use their cellphone to stay accident-free.
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