New data from Travelers Insurance shows dangers of distracted driving

As millions of people hit the road this Memorial Day weekend new data from Travelers Insurance is showing the dangers of distracted driving.

The survey found that electronics were among the leading causes of distraction. It also showed that emotional distraction, drowsiness, and work-related stress all play significant roles in unsafe driving behaviors.

Travelers Insurance has 10 tips to avoid distracted driving:

1. Stow your phone.

2. Vow not to multitask.

3. Don’t be a distraction.

4. Talk to your employer.

5. Keep kids and pets safe.

6. Set a good example.

7. Plan your route before you go.

8. Speak up.

9. Set rules of the road.

10. Avoid reaching.