Texting while driving is a growing trend, and a national epidemic, quickly becoming one of the country’s top killers.  Drivers assume they can handle texting while driving and remain safe, but the numbers don’t lie.

Texting While Driving Causes:
*  1.6 million accidents per year
*  330,000 injuries per year
*  11 teen deaths every day
*  Nearly 25% of all car accidents

Texting While Driving Is:
*  About 6 times more likely to cause an accident than driving intoxicated
*  The same as driving after drinking 4 beers
*  The number one driving distraction reported by teen drivers

Texting While Driving:
*  Makes you 23 times more likely to crash
*  Is the same as driving blind for 5 seconds
*  Takes place by 1-800,000 drivers at any given time across the country
*  Slows your brake reaction speed by 18%
*  Leads to a 400% increase of eyes off the road