Stop Texting and Driving

By: Sadie Leinen

Did you Know?


  • One out of five drivers text while driving.

  • Over 34% of teens admit of texting while driving.

  • In 2012, 3,328 have died in distraction related crashes.

  • About 420,000 were injured while the driver was distracted.

  • Text messaging makes crashes 23x more likely to happen.

  • If you’re traveling at 55mph this equals driving the length of a football field without looking at the road.

  • 48% of kids age 12-17 have been in the car while the driver was texting.

What you could do other than texting in the car.

  • Instead of texting you could talk over bluetooth.

  • Instead of texting you could talk on speaker on your phone.

  • Instead of texting you could Speak to the person in the car.

  • Instead of texting you could Wait till you’re stopped.

  • Instead of texting you could Talk to the person in the car with you.

  • Instead of texting you could turn on the radio really loud and jam out.

  • Instead of texting you could set up siri.
  • Instead of texting you could drive.

Please stop Texting and driving over 3,000 teens die each year.

Texting and Driving Hotline

http://www.textinganddrivingsafety.com