McDermott urging residents to put the phone down during Distracted Driving Awareness Month

By |2018-04-04T15:17:35-05:00April 4th, 2018|

April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month and Officials say the issue is contributing to more deaths on roadways. One out of four crashes in Minnesota involves distracted driving, according to Blue Earth County Attorney Pat McDermott. Blue Earth County Attorney Pat McDermott "It really doesn't take much. If you stop and think about it, to put things into perspective, if an individual would reach down to the heat control or the glove bock or look at their phone for five seconds or less, it doesn't take long, if you're driving 55 miles per hour down the road and you [...]