Driver distractions can be dangerous for passengers, and also other vehicles on the road. Below are some resources about distracted driving, and training related to reducing the practice.
Business Fleet's 10 Ways to Minimize Distracted Driving
Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) Distracted Driving resources for motor carrier operators
Center for Urban Transportation Research (CUTR) Curbing Transit Operator Distracted Driving training video
Distraction.gov, the US Government's official distracted driving website
Federal Transit Administration (FTA) Curbing Transit Employee Distracted Driving online course
The Impact of Cellphones, Texting, Fatigue and Prescribed Medicines on Driver Safety, a New York Public Transit Association (NYPTA) webinar
Kansas RTAP Distracted Driving Can Cause “Inattention Blindness” fact sheet
National RTAP's 2 the Point Training Cards and Safety Training in Rural Transit (START) Training Module
National Safety Council (NSC) Distracted Driving resources
Smith System e-learning course on Distracted Driving
Transit Cooperative Research Program (TCRP) Transit Bus Operator Distraction Policies
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Updated March 1, 2019