Preventing crime and maintaining safe communities is everyone's responsibility. By practising the following personal and property safety tips, you can help reduce the incidents of crime and keep your community safe.
Many driving distractions can be just as dangerous as driving while under the influence. Researchers have found that drivers talking on cellphones are just as likely to be involved in traffic accidents as drunk drivers.
The top distractions for drivers:
·Eating or drinking
·Playing with the radio or changing the CD
·Other people in the car i.e. passengers, spouses and children
·People, signs or vehicles outside the vehicle
·A moving objects such as insects or loose items
Due to an increase in population and the number of vehicles on the roadways there is less room for error. All drivers need to focus on our streets to ensure both their own and the communities' safety.