- Each day in the United States, approximately 9 people are killed and more than 1,000 injured in crashes that are reported to involve a distracted driver.
- During daylight hours, approximately 481,000 drivers are using cell phones while driving.
- Nine percent of drivers 15 to 19 years old involved in fatal crashes were reported as distracted at the time of the crash.
- Hand-held cell phone use while driving is highest among 15- to 29-year-old drivers.
- Distracted Driving claimed the lives of 3,450 in 2016.
- Sending or receiving a text takes a driver’s eyes off the road for an average of 4.6 seconds, the equivalent of driving blind at 55-mph for the length of an entire football field.
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