Tag: texting

How Five Seconds Can Change Your Life

driver using cell phoneGuest Blogger: Mariann Manno, MD, Chief, Division of Pediatric Emergency Services, UMass Memorial Children’s Medical Center

Are you guilty? Just a little? Do you sneak a peek? Only at stop signs or red lights? Well, maybe just once in a great while when absolutely necessary…

Five seconds is the average time your eyes are off the road while texting. When traveling at 55 mph, that’s enough time to cover the length of a football field blindfolded.