- You are 4 times more likely to get into an accident using your phone while driving, and
- You are 23 times more likely to get into an accident if you text while driving www.Distraction.gov
- According to the National Safety Council, www.nsc.org, 23% of all traffic crashes in 2011, or 1.3 million accidents involved cell phone use.
- Those crashes caused 3,331 deaths and another 387,000 injured, according to www.cdc.gov. A CDC study showed that 69% of drivers in the US reported that they had talked on their cell phone driving within the previous 30 days, and 31% had read or sent a text.
- In an NSC survey, a substantial proportion of the people who expressed negative attitudes towards cell phone use while driving actually admitted to doing so themselves.
- In 2012, California police issued 425,041 tickets for talking on handheld phones while driving (CA Highway Patrol)
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