Environmental Health & Safety
To establish a policy regarding the use of hand-held, mobile, and portable electronic devices by College employees, students, and authorized volunteers while conducting College business.
Distracted driving - Distracted driving is any non-driving activity a person engages in while operating a motor vehicle. Such activities have the potential to distract the driver from the primary task of safe vehicle operation, which then increases the risk of having an accident.
Distracted driving can be divided into three categories:
Hand-held, mobile, and portable electronic devices include, but are not limited to the following:
This policy requires the following:
Prohibited activities include, but are not limited to the following:
To learn more about the subject of distracted driving, access the National Safety Council's website or contact the College's Director of Environmental Health and Safety.