Texting/Driving: A Reminder from the AIDS.gov Team

Content From: Miguel Gomez, Director, AIDS.gov, and Senior Communications Advisor, Office of HIV/AIDS and Infectious Disease Policy, U.S. Department of Health and Human ServicesPublished: June 03, 20131 min read


Texting while drivingSummer is upon us and that means that many of us are behind the wheel to visit family and friends. It’s important to remember to put away those phones while driving!

At HIV.gov, we continue to encourage the use of mobile devices showed that even hands-free talking on mobile devices can lead to an increase in driving errors.

The U.S. Department of Transportation has important information about the dangers of texting and driving at distracted.gov. If you are promoting the use of mobile devices and tools your agency or organization, be sure to include information about the importance of using them safely.

Have a safe and healthy summer!

To learn more, see our previous blog posts on safe mobile use: