5. Do not take notes or look up phone numbers while
driving. Jotting down a "to do" list or flipping through
your address book takes attention away from your
primary responsibility, driving safely.
6. Dial sensibly and assess the traffic; if possible, place
calls when you are not moving or before pulling into
traffic. Try to plan calls when your car will be stationary.
If you need to make a call while moving, dial only a few
numbers, check the road and your mirrors, then
7. Do not engage in stressful or emotional conversations
that may be distracting. Make people you are talking
with aware you are driving and suspend conversations
that have the potential to divert your attention from the
8. Use your wireless phone to call for help. Dial 9-1-1 or
other local emergeny number in the case of fire, traffic
accident or medical emergencies. Remember, it is a free
call on your wireless phone!
9. Use your wireless phone to help others in emergencies.
If you see an auto accident, crime in progress or other
serious emergency where lives are in danger, call 9-1-1
or other local emergency number, as you would want
others to do for you.
10. Call roadside assistance or a special non-emergency
wireless assistance number when necessary. If you see
a broken-down vehicle posing no serious hazard, a
broken traffic signal, a minor traffic accident where no
Section 13: Health and Safety Information