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KEEP THE ROADS SAFE ONE PHONE AT A TIME.

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General Cell Phone Statistics

  1. National Safety Council reports that cell phone use while driving leads to 1.6 million crashes each year.
  2. Nearly 330,000 injuries occur each year from accidents caused by texting while driving.
  3. 1 out of every 4 car accidents in the United States is caused by texting and driving.
  4. Texting while driving is 6x more likely to cause an accident than driving drunk.
  5. Answering a text takes away your attention for about five seconds. Traveling at 55 mph, that's enough time to travel the length of a football field.

General Cell Phone Statistics

  1. Texting while driving causes a 400% increase in time spent with eyes off the road.
  2. Of all cell phone related tasks, texting is by far the most dangerous activity.
  3. 94% of drivers support a ban on texting while driving.
  4. 74% of drivers support a ban on hand-held cell phone use.
  • 2013 U.S. Cell Phone and Driving Statistics


  • In 2013, 3,154 people were killed in distraction-related crashes.
  • About 424,000 people were injured in crashes involving a distracted driver.
  • In 2013, 10% of all drivers ages 15 to 19 involved in fatal accidents were reported to be distracted at the time of the crash.
  • 2012 U.S. Cell Phone and Driving Statistics


  • In 2012, 3,328 people were killed in distraction-related crashes.
  • About 421,000 people were injured in crashes involving a distracted driver.
  • In 2012, 11% of drivers under age 20 involved in fatal accidents were reported to be distracted at the time of the crash.
  • One-fourth of teenagers respond to at least one text message every time they drive and 20% of teens and 10% of parents report having multi-text message conversations while driving.