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4 ways to avoid distractions while driving

Sometimes driving can feel like riding a bike: you just do it without having to think. However, this attitude can easily lead to you not giving your full attention to the road. Distracted driving is just as dangerous as driving while drunk or drowsy. The Governors Highway Safety Association revealed that distracted driving was responsible for at least 10 percent of fatal motor vehicle accidents in 2014.

Are distracted driving dangers higher in Wisconsin?

Just how bad is the distracted driving situation in Wisconsin? Bad. According to the Wisconsin Department of Transportation, 1 in 4 accidents in the state are due to distracted driving. This amounts to one distracted driving accident every 20 minutes.