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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

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
  • 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
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