The Dangers of Texting and Driving [Infographic]

Posted on 06 July 2012 by Tony Santos

The Dangers of Texting and Driving [Infographic]

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.

In addition to the above, our infographic discusses statistics on smarthpones and driving, illustrate the dangers, discuss the law, and provide tips to make you and your passengers safer. Please take a look at the infographic and feel free to share your experience.

The Dangers of Texting and Driving
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