A new study shows that passenger car distracted driving peaks on Thanksgiving, giving fleets and truck drivers working over the holiday one more thing to watch out for.
Any holiday can be a logistical nightmare for the average American family, but Thanksgiving brings more challenges to the commercial vehicle industry as distracted driving increases.
According to a study by Cambridge Mobile Telematics, a telematics service provider that measures road risks, distracted driving skyrockets around the holiday season. The study found that drivers spend an average of two minutes and 13 seconds on their phones while driving on Thanksgiving Day, which is a 9.2% increase. Two weeks before and after the holiday, the average for distracted driving is two minutes and two seconds. Click here to continue reading full article