A national magazine for teen girls is helping spread the word about the danger of distracted driving.
According to Seventeen Magazine, “taking your eyes of the road for two seconds doubles your chance of getting in a crash.” Taking two seconds to turn off a phone before driving can cut down on distraction and serve as an important safety measure.
Seventeen Magazine recently held “Two Second Turn-off Day” on September 17 along with a video contest. The winning video delivers this important turn-off message with a rap:
The contest was also sponsored by the U.S. Department of Transportation, Discover and AAA.