Tech Bytes: Best Tips for Drivers to Avoid Distractions


Published 04/16 2014 01:21PM

Updated 04/16 2014 01:23PM

Verizon Wireless and actress Regina Hall are teaming up to encourage the public this month to take precautions to stay safe behind the wheel in the “It’s Up to Me” campaign.

According to research, 57 percent of drivers admit to texting while driving.

Launched by Verizon to help raise awareness throughout April, which is Distracted Driving Awareness Month, the campaign encourages consumers to help spread the message of responsible driving.

The contest closes April 30, 2014. Winners will be announced in May. Get started today by texting the word DRIVING to 74579.

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