April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month and we here at Drive Aloha want to remind everyone of the dangers of such behavior on our roads. Distracted driving has quickly become an increasing problem with the use of cell phones and texting. Nearly one in five motor vehicle accidents are now related to distracted driving, affecting all age groups.

Distracted driving has quickly become an increasing problem with the use of cell phones and texting. Nearly one in five motor vehicle accidents are now related to distracted driving, affecting all age groups.

Remember that all distractions endanger the safety of the driver and passengers, as well as bypassing motorists and pedestrians. Here are four tips to prevent distracted driving:

Here are four tips to prevent distracted driving:

1. No Devices

Never text or use other devices while driving and avoid using cell phones even with hands-free options.

2. Set It First

Be set before you start the car. Adjust mirrors, seats, radio, air conditioning, GPS, and other devices before driving off.

3. Focus

Focus on the road. Avoid eating, applying make-up, shaving, and other activities that take your eyes off the road.

4. Buckle-Up

Buckle-up keiki. Minimize backseat distractions from kids by properly buckling them into their car seats.

Join the Movement:
Take the Drive Aloha pledge and commit to avoid distracted driving behaviors!

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