CDC Report: Distracted Driving Deaths

Created: 02/25/2014 7:48 PM WHEC.com

The rise of smartphones and other technology has kept us connected to our friends and family in ways we never thought possible.

A startling new report from the CDC finds an average of nine people is killed every day in the U.S. More than a thousand are hurt in distracted driving crashes. Cell phones are blamed for many of those incidents and that number is on the rise.

Dr. Papa talked about this issue with Lia Lando and some things you can do to help reduce distracted driving. To see the interview, press play on the video player.


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