Texting and Driving should be a Law

by Bruce Heller

Statistics

each year 1.6 million crashes are related to cell phone use. It makes driving 23 times more likly to happen. thirteen percent of teenages admit to texting while driving. 52 percent admit to have talked on a cell phone while driving. 77 percent of teenages think they can safely text and drive. 27 percent of adults have sent text messages while driving. ten states have laws aginst texting and driving

More to know about texting and driving

Of all cell phone related tasks including talking, dialing, or reaching for the phone texting and driving is the most dangerous. In 2010, texting while driving increased 50 percent in one year, and two out of 10 drivers say they sent text messages or emails while behind the wheel despite a rush by states to ban the practice.