Texting and Driving
How many accidents per year involve cell phones?
The National Safety Council's annual injury and fatality report, "Injury Facts," found that the use of cellphones causes 26% of the nation's car accidents,
The failure to pay proper attention to the road while driving.
Safe use of cell phones in cars
- The best thing to do is avoid use of cell phones while driving.
- If using a cell phone is necessary, pull off the road before using it.
State laws regarding cell phones and driving
Texas doesn't have a state-wide ban of cell phone use while driving, but many cities have laws making cell phone use and driving illegal.
- Distracted driving = fine