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Join the BUPD movement and become a driving force for change in Indiana! The Buckle Up Phone campaign tackles the two most impactful actions drivers can take to prevent crashes or survive if one occurs – buckling up and putting the phone down.

Distracted driving is a leading cause of crashes in the United States and in Indiana. Over 7,000 crashes related to distracted driving/mobile devices occurred in Indiana in 2022. Incidents could be reduced if drivers would not only stop texting, but avoid interaction with their phones or devices all together while driving. AAA reports that texting increases the chances of a car crash by 50 percent.

Buckling up in the front seat of a passenger car reduces risk of fatal injury by 45 percent and moderate or critical injury by 50 percent according to NHTSA.

By joining the BUPD movement, you're not just pledging to follow the law - you're committing to protecting yourself, your passengers, and others on the road. Every time you buckle up and make the active choice to keep your hands free, you're setting an example for others to follow.

Take the pledge: Buckle Up Phone Down. Every trip. Every time.

Who should take the pledge?

  • Seasoned Drivers
  • New Drivers
  • Anyone Who Drives Others
  • Passengers
  • Everyone!

Share your commitment to Buckle Up Phone Down with friends, family, and colleagues! Spread the word on social media and encourage others to join using the hashtag #BUPDIN. Together, we can shift the culture of distracted driving and create a safer future for all.

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