Please remember that driving requires your full attention.
Distracted driving is very dangerous, can result in large fines and major accidents including fatalities and rollovers.
Distracted driving tickets will also affect your commercial driving abstract and potentially your ability to work.
Staying safe behind the wheel (CAA):
- Checking a text for 5 seconds means that at 90 km/h, you’ve travelled the length of a football field blindfolded.
- About 67% of all truck crashes involve some form of distraction (reaching, cell phone use,
- Place items you need within reach (coffee, sunglasses, etc).
- Even adjusting the radio can be distracting, so only do it when it’s safe to do so.1