Presentation on theme: "In a brief paragraph: Your goal is to try and convince someone to stop using their phone (texting, emailing, calls, etc.) while driving. What would."— Presentation transcript:
1 In a brief paragraph: Your goal is to try and convince someone to stop using their phone (texting, ing, calls, etc.) while driving. What would you say and how would you say it?DO NOW
2 Distracted Driving Many things to focus on while driving: What is going on around youOthers know where you are and what you plan to doAdjust speed and positionAlert to any surprisesAvoid distractions inside your vehicleNew-Deadly-Obsession-Partial-Episode-Video
3 3,328 deaths were caused by distracted driving crashes. Driver Distractions3,328 deaths were caused by distracted driving crashes.Distracted driving is…..Any activity that diverts a persons attention away from the primarytask of driving.Impacts the driver, passengers and a bystanders safety.
4 Driver DistractionsQ1. The three types of distracted driving are manual, visual,and ________.A. Physical B. CognitiveC. Supernatural D. None of the aboveAnswer – BThe Governors Highway Safety Association classifies distracted driving as follows:Visual: Taking your eyes off the roadManual: Manipulating or controlling something other than the wheel. Taking your hands off the wheel.Cognitive: Taking your mind off driving
5 Q2. Which of the following actions, when performed while driving, is considered distracted driving?A. Texting B. Talking on the phoneC. Adjusting the radio D. Thinking about a family problemE. All of the aboveAnswer – EThe National Highway Traffic Safety Administration defines distraction as atype of inattentiveness that happens when the driver’s attention isdiverted.Inattentiveness in a driver can be distractions such as adjusting theradio, or cognitive activities like thinking about personal, family, or financialproblems.
6 Driver Distractions Inside the Vehicle Eating & Drinking2. Grooming & Make up
7 Driver Distractions Inside the Vehicle 3. Other occupantsin the vehicle4. ReadingDriver Distractions Inside the Vehicle
8 Driver Distractions Inside the Vehicle 5. Watching a video6. Playing with GPS,CD player or radio.Driver Distractions Inside the Vehicle
9 Driver Distractions Inside the Vehicle 7. Cell Phones & SmartphonesDialing & Answering a CallTalkingSurfing the InternetSocial Media sitesDriver Distractions Inside the Vehicle
10 8. TEXTINGQ3. If you text while driving, you are _____ times more likely to have an accident.A B. 10C D. More than 20Answer = DAccording to the National Highway Traffic Administration, you are 23 times more likely to be involved in an accident if you are texting and driving.Sending or receiving a text takes a driver's eyes from the road for an average of 4.6 seconds.That is the equivalent of driving 55 mph the length of an entire football field…..blind.
11 Driver Distractions Outside the vehicle 1. VehiclesSwerving into your laneChanging lanesTraffic slowed or stoppedEmergency vehiclesBright vehicle lightsDriver Distractions Outside the vehicle
12 2. People Driver Distractions outside the vehicle People in roadway (child, crowd, playground)People on sidewalk/shoulderPolice Officer directing trafficBicyclist2. People Driver Distractions outside the vehicle
13 Driver Distractions outside the vehicle 3. Roadway obstaclesRoad constructionAccidentsVision obstructedAnimal in roadway (deer, dog, etc.)Driver Distractions outside the vehicle
14 Driver Distractions outside the vehicle 4. The EnvironmentSunrise, SunsetBillboards and signsDriver Distractions outside the vehicle
15 Driver Age Group Distractions Drivers under age 20 are more likely than older drivers to bedistracted at the time of their crash.20-29 year-olds use a cell phone frequently.30-49 year-olds eat and drink more often in the car.50 plus drivers are more distracted by outside objectsDriver Age Group Distractions
16 Which of the following age groups has the highest number of distracted drivers? A. Teenagers B. Drivers in their 20’s C. Drivers in their 30’s D. Senior citizens Answer – A Distraction.gov states that drivers under the age of 20 years are the greatest distracted drivers. 16% of all drivers 20 years old and below who are involved in fatal crashes were distracted while driving.
17 For which age group does being distracted by a cell phone result in the highest percentage of fatal crashes?A. Teenagers B. Drivers in their 20’sC. Drivers in their 30’s D. Senior citizensAnswer – CThe year-old drivers are the age group most distracted by cell phones.24 percent of the fatal crashes for this group was cell phone distractionsThe under-20 age group drivers involved in fatal crashes, 22 percent were caused by cell phone distraction.
18 How many states ban hand-held cell phone use for ALL drivers? A B C. 30D E. 50Answer – ATalking on a hand-held cell phone while driving is banned in 10 states (and D.C.) for ALL driversFor novice drivers, cell phone use in general is restricted in 30 states and D.C.
19 How many states in the U.S. ban texting while driving for all drivers? A B. 42C D. 50Answer – A39 states prohibit text messaging for all drivers.All 39 states, except 4 have it as a primary offense.
20 NJ Cell Phone Laws (Effective March 1, 2008) New Jersey law makes using a hand-held communications device a primary offense.“Use” of a wireless phone and any other hand-held communication device includes, talking or listening to another person, texting, or sending and receiving electronic messages.Authorities will issue a $100 fine to any driver caught violating this law, although no points will be issued to the license
21 Bottom Line with Cell Phone 1. NO talking on a hand-held device.2. NO texting and driving3. GDL Law- NO using hand held or handsfree cell phones or any other electronicdevices.
22 Alex Brown Story http://www. distraction. gov/content/faces/index At what age was Alex killed?Where was she going at the time of her accident?Why what advice did her parents give Alex about the road she was on?Why did they give that advice?After the accident, what did her parents have to do because of Alex’s injuries?List 2 effects the loss of Alex has on her family.What was Alex doing at the time of the accident?How Would You Stop It? (3-5 sentences)Write a well structured and thought out conclusion. What can you say to a family member or friend on how the effects of texting and driving impacts you or your community.
23 Texting and Driving Simulation Go toCarefully read “HOW IT WORKS” before you start the game.After you complete your FIRST game, fill out the below about your statisticsYour first game STATISTICSHow much slower are you when texting?2. How many more gates did you miss while texting?3. Did you see the gray lady?