1. Understand That the Dangers of Texting and Driving Are Very Real
The Canada Safety Council reported that about 26 per cent of all crashes involve phone use, including hands-free phone use. According to the Government of Canada, economic losses caused by traffic collision-related health care costs and lost productivity are at least $10 billion annually—almost one per cent of Canada’s GDP. The statistics about the dangers of texting and driving speak for themselves, yet people continue to text and drive despite the danger it can put not only you in, but also other drivers.