In 2009 there were 5,474 people were killed in crashes involving a distracted driver, an estimated 448,000 were injured. (NHTSA)
Distracted driving is any activity that could divert a person’s attention away from the primary task of driving. These types of distractions include:
Because text messaging requires visual, manual, and cognitive attention from the driver, it is by far the most alarming distraction, but ALL distractions endanger driver, passenger and bystander safety!