The Travelers Institute Kicks Off “Distracted Driving” Awareness Month At Morgan State University
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Recently, The Travelers Institute, the public policy division of The Travelers Companies, Inc. hosted a conference at Morgan State University, Baltimore, Maryland on “Disrupting Distraction”. The program stresses on the latest distracted driving trends and possible measures to control the widespread problem. The event was held in partnership with the National Transportation Center, The National Safety Council and the Road to Zero Coalition. The discussion included a panel of experts.
Travelers conducted a survey of 500 Baltimore-area drivers out of which 82% agreed to the usage of mobile devices while driving by engaging in activities like texting, shopping online, using Social Media and, recording video. The event was a part of the company’s Every Second Matters℠ distracted-driving education series.
As reported, Dr. David Wilson, President of Morgan State University stated: “It’s alarming how prevalent the distracted-driving problem remains in our communities, especially considering how preventable these crashes are”. “We’re proud to work with the Travelers Institute on this event, which will generate meaningful conversations, encourage smarter choices and help make our roads safer for everyone.”
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