While traffic can be a daily battle, distractions behind the wheel don’t have to be
Apr 1, 2016
Orthopaedic surgeons and automakers challenge drivers to be distraction-free
ROSEMONT, Ill.—Distractions take place in many forms and many places. But, in recognition of April as a Distracted Driving Awareness Month, Decide to Drive—a distracted driving awareness program from the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) and the Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers (Auto Alliance)—challenges all drivers to be distraction-free while behind the wheel.
According to the U.S. Department of Transportation, in 2014, there were approximately 431,000 people injured in distracted driving-related crashes in the U.S.