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Featured AuthorJessica KingI've moved more times than I can count on my fingers and toes! I've moved coast to coast a couple of times with at least a dozen more moves within those major cities. I have made my fair share of moving mistakes but with the proper preparation and organization I believe any move can go smoothly. When I'm not on the move I enjoy running distance, working on DIY projects and trying new recipes.
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Whether you’re driving to work, school, or undertaking a more serious endeavor like a cross-country move, you’ve undoubtedly noticed that person in front of you; the one driving slowly, bouncing off the lane markers, seemingly unaware of the signal light change. You glance over and, sure enough, they’re focused on something other than the road. Perhaps it’s that little glowing message that simply cannot wait, or perhaps they’re attempting to clean up the soda that just dumped all over their center console, or perhaps they’re dealing with an unruly child in the backseat. Any of these scenarios present a distraction that takes the driver’s attention away from the road and the other people around them, and that’s not good.
According to a study by the Virginia Tech Transportation Institute, engaging in activities that take your eyes and hands away from driving, such as using mobile phones and texting, increases your risk of accident by three times!
Learn more about the dangers of distracted driving from the NHTSA and the Ad Council at http://www.stoptextsstopwrecks.org/