Distracted Driving Awareness Month kicks off Monday

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Keeping the phone away when you’re behind the wheel.

Monday marks the start of Distracted Driving Awareness Month. 

According to a Travelers Insurance study (https://travl.rs/2uEDkeg), nearly one out of every 10 consumers does not take any action to stop distractions while driving.

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More than 30 percent admit to nearly having a crash due to their own distractions.  

The federal government reports more than 3,000 people are killed per year in distracted driving crashes. 

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