Thomas Mcgovern: Article Analysis

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Thomas McGovern, the representative for highway safety as well as the executive director of the Massachusetts Governors Highway Safety Bureau, wrote the article titled “Don't Drive Distracted” for a Massachusetts Community College Journal (2013). The purpose of this article is simply to address issue of distracted driving and its consequences and increasing the awareness on this dilemma (2013). According to this article, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) reported “3,331 people killed in crashes involving a distracted driver in 2011, compared to 3,267 in 2010” (2013). Furthermore, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) states that young people are most at risk for distracted driving as “18- to

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