Texting and driving

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how long it takes to get in a accident from texting and driving

It only takes about 5 seconds for something when you are texting on your phone instead of paying attention to the road.

Why is texting and driving bad

It can distract you while you are driving, it can cause a lot of accidents, it only takes a few seconds to distract you from driving


Worst Texting While Driving Accident Ever
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Woman's story to end texting while driving
Texting and Driving | True Stories | Ucci's Story
Texting while driving. (Laurens Story)

Facts

  • driver distraction was the cause of 18 percent of all fatal crashes – with 3,328 people killed – and crashes resulting in an injury – with 421,000 people wounded.
  • Forty percent of all American teens say they have been in a car when the driver used a cell phone in a way that put people in danger.
  • text messaging creates a crash risk 23 times worse than driving while not distracted.
  • Eleven percent of drivers aged 18 to 20 who were involved in an automobile accident and survived admitted they were sending or receiving texts when they crashed.