texting and driving

by Adriana Gutierrez COMPLET

Texting and driving facts

http://textingndriving.com In 2003, 3,154 people were killed and an estimated additional 424,000 were injured in motor vehicle crashes involving distracted drivers. This represents a 6.7 percent decrease when compared to the number of fatalities recorded in 2012. Unfortunately , approximately 424,000 people were injured, which is an increase from the 421,000 people who were injured in 2012.

driving facts

In 2013, ten percent of all drivers 15-19 years old involved in fatal crashes were reported as distracted at the time of the crashes. This age group has the largest proportion of drivers who were distracted.