Risks Of Distracted Driving Are Everpresent

Szauter, Imre
January 2014
American Iron Magazine;Jan/Feb2014 Motorcycle Bagger Supplement, p16
The article discusses the risks posed by distractions to motorcycle drivers. It cites technology as a major factor in driver distraction including smartphones, and navigation and entertainment systems. It considers driver inattention as the leading factor in most crashes and near-crashes based on a 2006 U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration report. It highlights the introduction of legislation in nearly every U.S. state to address some facet of distracted or inattentive driving.


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