data that also shows that young drivers (ages 16-24) engage in distracted driving at higher rates than older drivers, accounting for a third of all drivers engaging in distracting behavior that caused a crash.
A distracted driver is also four times more likely to cause a crash.
How you can avoid distracted driving is quite simple: just drive. Put the phone, food, makeup, GPS, or whatever it is down, and focus on the road.
Don't multi-task, "just drive."