Thousands of drivers across New Jersey are getting letters from the state police about their distracted driving. It's a real wake-up notice, and it should be taken seriously. The state is cracking down on this serious problem and for a good reason.
New Jersey drivers face numerous hazards on roadways as they commute to and from destinations. Between perilous weather conditions and high traffic, accidents can happen at any time.
Distracted driving is not a novel concept. People have been driving distracted since automobiles were invented. Back in the day, distracted driving consisted of kids fighting in the car or getting too involved in a conversation with passengers.