In congested traffic, many drivers are more tempted to check email, send a text message, fiddle with the music player, or simply daydream. But it’s critical for drivers to maintain focus when traffic is heavy, rather than letting their guard down and becoming distracted.
Inattentive drivers make highway congestion worse because they fail to take measures that can help keep traffic flowing. These are simple steps that also promote greater safety and fuel efficiency.
Here’s a AAA video that explains what those measures are. You may want to pass this advice along to fleet drivers as a friendly reminder. Click on the photo or link above to watch the video.