A crash typically happens within an average of 3 seconds after a driver is distracted. 25% of these cell phone related crashes are directly related to texting and driving. Text messaging makes a crash 23x more likely to happen. It’s 11.5x more dangerous to text while driving than to dial a phone number. During any […]
Most smartphone owners – particularly younger adults, minorities and lower-income Americans – depend on their smartphone for internet access. The total number of crashes that are related to a cell phone every year: 1.3 million. Up to 80% of all crashes involve some form of driver distraction.
Each day in the United States, more than 9 people are killed and more than 1,153 people are injured in crashes that are reported to involve a distracted driver.