Driver distraction and inattention is responsible for about 25% of all accidents on Saskatchewan roads.

It’s cited as the 2nd highest contributing factor in fatal collisions.

Some of the most common driver distractions include:

  • talking and texting with a hand-held cellphone
  • persons, objects or events outside the vehicle
  • distraction from passengers
  • looking for or at something in the vehicle
  • adjusting radio, climate or vehicle controls
  • smoking
  • eating or drinking

Courtesy of SGI