With the first days of school approaching, not only are school busses back on the roads, but traffic congestion will also increase as summer ends.
College students are packing their cars and returning to campus and parents are taking their children to and from school. The increased traffic can also lead to an increase in distracted driving.
“Distracted Driving is a highly prevalent behavior in college students who have misplaced confidence in their own driving skills and their ability to multitask,” said Linda Hill, MD, MPH, clinical professor in the Department of Family and Preventive Medicine at UC San Diego School of Medicine. “Despite the known dangers, distracted driving has become an accepted behavior.”
Gary Lang Auto Group offers these back-to-school driving safety tips for your college-bound student: