Office of Traffic Safety

Duluth Denfeld Mock Distracted Driving Crash

Students at Denfeld got a first hand look at what could happen while distracted behind the wheel

DULUTH, Minn.- Recent statistics from the Office of Traffic Safety show distracted or inattentive driving is a contributing factor in one in five Minnesota traffic crashes, causing an average of 53 deaths and 216 serious injuries each year in the state. A study done in 2017 by AAA found distraction played a role in about six out of ten teen…