Simply put, the road is filled with idiots. They’re a danger to themselves. Worst of all, they’re a danger to others. It seems there are more and more selfish people out there willing to risk the lives of others, and for what? To watch a Youtube video? To stream Netflix? It’s downright scary. Public Service Safety exists to educate your workers on how to stay safe on the roads. Driving is the most dangerous aspect of your workers’ jobs, and it’s because other people put them in danger.
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Driving education website DriversEd.com surveyed 1,400 hundred drivers nationwide. They say eight percent of people admitted to watching YouTube videos while driving and four percent said they had watched Netflix while driving.
Nassau Highway Patrol officers say this growing problem has led to a stepped-up enforcement effort in the department.
The survey also showed roughly 18 percent of drivers admitted to checking their social media apps and 11 percent of drivers said they have read text messages while behind the wheel.