Hands On The Wheel!


Keeping both hands on the steering wheel at all times is one of the basic principles of driving. However, activities such as eating, using a cellphone and even texting have emerged as major distractions for some motorists.

These distractions can disrupt the driver's concentration and result in dangerous incidents for not only that driver, but also other road users. According to a study by the Mona GeoInformatics Institute, based at the University of the West Indies, Mona, during the period 2000 to 2010 more than 63,000 crashes in Jamaica were due to driver-related causes


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