Distracted Driving Awareness: Don’t text and drive, troopers advise

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UTAH (ABC4) – April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month and Utah Highway Patrol is reminding drivers not to text while driving.

Troopers said in a tweet that too many drivers have a habit of texting while driving.

Distracted driving is a huge problem nation wide and troopers say that “needs to stop.”

According to troopers If you are texting and driving you are 6 times more likely to cause an accident than a drunk driver.

Officials say get to your destination and pull over completely before sending or replying to a text.

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