Do you think you aren't a distracted driver? Well the state department of health says that if you eat or drink behind the wheel, adjust your radio, or use a navigation system, then you are distracted.
They say distracted driving is any activity that could divert a person's attention away from the primary task of driving. That can be manually -- taking your hands off the wheel; visually - taking your eyes off the road; and cognitively - taking your mind off driving.
To help you manage common distractions behind the wheel they recommend:
Putting your cell phone out of sight while driving.
Prepare ahead of time by checking directions and eating and ask a passenger to be your designated caller or texter if necessary.
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Presence and positive thinking are the two essential ingredients to managing stress. Try implementing these positive affirmations for a more joyful holiday season -- and for spiritual emergencies (like cranky relatives), I recommend having them on repeat.
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