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KOAA Survey: What can be done to reduce distracted driving?

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Posted at 10:06 AM, Apr 04, 2022
and last updated 2022-04-05 07:58:01-04

According to CDOT, El Paso County is one of the top 5 counties that have the most distracted driving crashes in the state in 2021.

While CDOT and State Patrol work to raise awareness and get people to put down their phones, what can be done to reduce distracted driving?

What can be done to reduce distracted driving?

Tougher penalties - 68%
Hands-free technology - 25%
More Education - 7%

We're following this survey throughout the day and into tomorrow. Tune in to News5 at 4 p.m. as we review the results!

Editor's note: This survey is not based on scientific, representative samples and is solely for KOAA purposes.

According to CDOT, top distractions drivers reported included eating food or drinking a beverage, selected entertainment, reading a message while driving, talking on a cell phone and sending a message while driving.

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