While some of the facts may be disturbing, this is still an essential read for anyone who wants to become a safer and more reliable driver. In alone, the number of texting while driving deaths was 4, in the US. Texting while driving causes 1. According to recent texting and driving statistics by the NHTSA, messaging while driving is six times more dangerous than drunk driving. Furthermore, according to a report by the National Safety Council, using a cell phone while driving leads to 1.
Texting and Driving Statistics 2019
Texting and Driving Accident Statistics - Distracted Driving
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The 25 Scariest Texting and Driving Accident Statistics
The numbers illustrating the dangers of cell phone use while driving are downright startling. In fact, at any given time throughout the day, approximately , drivers are attempting to use their phones while behind the wheel of an automobile. Smartphones have made it easy for us to stay connected at all times. But that can pose serious safety risks if someone decides to check his or her text messages, emails, phone calls, or any other mobile applications while driving.
A year-old woman has been sentenced to six years in prison for striking and killing two teenage girls with her car. There was no malicious intent behind this tragic auto accident. Natasha Boggs was simply texting — while she was driving. Distracted driving is an epidemic in this country, and two young women have lost their lives because one person was unable to put her phone down while she was behind the wheel. This horrific accident occurred last spring in Ohio.