Women sitting in a blue truck driver seat.

We will start 2023 with driver statistics.

Top 10 distractions for truck drivers:

  1. Reaching for an object
  2. Reading
  3. Adjusting/monitoring devices integral to the vehicle
  4. Removing/adjusting clothes
  5. Adjusting/using an electronic device
  6. Reaching for food or drink
  7. Adjusting/using electronic dispatching device
  8. External distraction
  9. Tabacco use
  10. Eating

On the positive side, dancing, singing and talking can actually improve safety.

Top 10 states with the costliest speeding fines:

  1. Illinois: $75 – $2500
  2. Arizona: $0 – $2500
  3. Colorado: $115 – $1000
  4. Nevada: $25 – $1000
  5. Iowa: $25 – $625
  6. Connecticut: $198 – $560
  7. Maryland: $80 – $530
  8. California: $230 – $500
  9. Hawaii: $200 – $500
  10. Utah: $150 – -$500

Lessons from these statistics…watch your speed, ignore your electronic devices and Dance On!

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