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Think you can text and drive safely?. Think again!. 1,600,000 accidents per year – National Safety Council. 330,000 injuries per year – Harvard Center for Risk Analysis Study. Texting While Driving Causes . 11 teen deaths EVERY DAY – Ins. Institute for Hwy Safety Fatality Facts.

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Texting while driving causes

  • 330,000 injuries per year – Harvard Center for Risk Analysis Study

Texting While Driving Causes

  • 11 teen deaths EVERY DAY – Ins. Institute for Hwy Safety Fatality Facts

  • Nearly 25% of all car accidents; that is 1 in 4!


Texting while driving is
Texting While Driving is

The #1 driving distraction reported by teen drivers.

About 6 times more likely to cause an accident than driving intoxicated.

The same as driving after4 beers.

(National Hwy Transportation Administration)


Texting while driving

  • Makes you 23 times more likely to crash – National Hwy Transportation Safety Administration

  • Is the same as driving blind for 5 seconds at a time – VA. Tech Transportation Institute

Texting While Driving

  • Takes place by 800,000 drivers at any given time across the country

  • Slows your brake reaction speed by 18% – Human Factors & Ergonomics Society

  • Leads to a 400% increase with eyes off the road


Which is worse texing reading a text or driving while impaired
Which is worse? Texing, reading a text, or driving while impaired?

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