PLH GROUP SAFETY BLOG
Distracted Driving Advice
Date: August 16, 2019
Sound Advice About Distracted Driving
The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) encourages every workplace to have a safety and health program in place year-round; however, once a year it brings special awareness with “Safe + Sound Week.” This year Safe + Sound Week is recognized August 12–18, and PLH Group and all its energy infrastructure construction companies are participating again.
PLH Group will focus on several key areas. One is distracted driving, which is more dangerous than drunk driving and equally as dangerous as drowsy driving. With drunk driving, the driver has SOME reaction and, therefore, a chance to rectify the situation. With distracted and drowsy driving, reaction time falls to zero because the driver is 100% absorbed in something else.
Even the most routine activities can be distracting while driving
A national survey revealed the activities that distract today’s drivers:
As our world gets busier and more temptations arise, PLH Group is touting “Safety First” more than ever and encourages everyone to think about the consequences of distracted driving. Not only can it save your life, but most likely others as well.