Here is what you can do to cut down on distracted driving

Bob Sirott

PHOTO: A driver uses a cellphone while driving in Los Angeles. Arizona is one of just three states that has no statewide ban on texting while driving, but that could change this year after a decade of failed attempts in the Legislature to outlaw it. The death of a police officer struck by a driver last Jan. 8, 2019, who was allegedly texting may be a catalyst for lawmakers to change the law. The Senate has passed three bills to punish distracted drivers, but they’re held up in the House amid a disagreement among Republicans about how far to go in legislating behavior. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes, File)

Safety expert John Coye, who has been giving speeches and safety presentations for over 25 years, joined Bob Sirott to explain the many different form of distracted driving. Texting, eating, drinking water, and talking on the phone are some of the numerous examples of distracted driving.

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Bob Sirott's acclaimed broadcasting career has spanned nearly five decades and has included stints at WMAQ, WBBM-FM, WLS, WGN and various television stations. (Click for more.)

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