Glancing away from the road for even a fraction of a second can increase your risk of crashing by 23 times. Distracted driving puts hundreds of thousands of people in the hospital every year and kills eleven teens each day. It is a huge problem with a simple solution. Focus. Clear away all things that may be a distraction to drivers. Turn off your phone. eat and apply makeup before you drive turn the radio off and text your friends before you leave. Each of these things could save you and others from harm. Make a difference. Don’t be distracted.