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Focus Key While Driving

If you’ve got a new driver in the house, you’ve probably taken advantage of the recent change in weather to talk about being a responsible, cautious driver. Somewhere in that speech, you’ve probably mentioned the dangers of distracted driving.

Here in Ohio it seems fewer teens are taking such warnings seriously, as a report by CoPilot has found Ohio has the 7th most distracted teen drivers in the country. A whopping 49.1% of Ohio teens say they used their phones while driving.

But while we’re hammering on young people — and they should be reminded of the numerous dangers of distracted driving — let’s take a minute to admit that adults are often just as guilty of driving distracted.

Yes, we can do a better job of guiding Ohio teens to being safer on the road.

But if we’re honest with ourselves, we know the first step is for the rest of us to set a better example.

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