Diving while being distracted is very dangerous and many people die a day because they look at their cell phones. It’s not just your cell phone it’s much more, when you are eating, it slows your reaction rate. Anxiety can put a negative effect on driving safely.Unstrained pets in a car is considered distracted driving. When people drive while distracted they aren’t aware of there surroundings, that is why we have car accidents because people are distracted and they don’t look ahead and run red lights and get into car accidents.Distracting driving, there 3,477 lives in 2015 alone. Distracted driving is an active driver who is  texting fiddling eating drinking talking to people in your vehicle. Texting is the worst distraction.  ” Sending or reading a text takes your eyes off the road for 5 seconds. At 55 mph, that’s like driving the length of an entire football field with your eyes closed.” driving safely is hands on the wheel the whole time and full attention. ”In 2015 alone, 3,477 people were killed, and 391,000 were injured in motor vehicle crashes involving distracted drivers.”  “During daylight hours, approximately 660,000 drivers are using cellphones while driving. That creates enormous potential for deaths and injuries on U.S. roads. Teens were the largest age group reported as distracted at the time of fatal crashes.”  “Each day in the United States, approximately 9 people are killed and more than 1,000 injured in crashes that are reported to involve a distracted driver.”  A cell phone and texting are the most common distractions. Many states and local jurisdictions are passing more laws against this case. There has been recent research at University of Utah a simulator that is just like driving. buzfeed also did something similar they had an actual car and a coarse and lots of distractions. Each person was distracted more than 7 times.