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42 crashes a day in CO involve distracted drivers


Last updated 4/6/2021 at 2:58pm

CDOT campaign highlights public reactions during Distracted Driving Awareness Month 

As COVID-19 restrictions ease up around Colorado, more people are driving. Unfortunately, that means the return of more distracted drivers on our roadways. Distracted driving is one of the biggest threats to safety on Colorado's roads, causing over 15,000 crashes each year in the state. That is an average of 42 crashes every day.

In response, the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) is joining a nationwide effort in April during Distracted Driving Awareness Month. During the month, CDOT's Distracti...

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