Dangers of Texting and Driving: Distracted Driving is Number One Killer of American Teens

Jul
2012
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The Dangers of Texting and Driving
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Did you know, that almost 60% of drivers use their phones on the road? The numbers from our piece today could not be clearer on the consequences of using your smartphone while driving:

  • You are 23 times more likely to get into an accident while texting.
  • 18% of distraction-related crashes are from cell phone usage.
  • Distracted driving is the number one killer of American teens.

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