The Dangers of Texting and Driving

New Look texting and driving

Everyday there are tragedies due to someone texting while driving or killing themselves and others. According to The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, driving a vehicle while texting is six times more dangerous than driving while intoxicated!

Texting and Driving Statistics:

  • The use of a cell phone causes nearly 25% of car accidents.
  • An estimated 44% of American drivers now have cell phones in their automobiles
  • 28% people have sent or received text messages while driving.
Teen Drivers
  • 82% of Americans age 16-17 own cell phones
  • 34% of teen say they have texted while driving
  • Each year 21% of fatal car crashes involving teenagers between the ages of 16 and 19 were the result of cell phone usage.
Did You Know?
  • 4.6 seconds… the minimal amount of time your attention is taken away from the road when you’re texting and driving.
  • Traveling 55 MPH while on a cellphone is the same as driving the length of a football field without looking at the road!
  • Be a safe driver! cell phones use was reported in 18% of all distraction-related fatalities in America
Nevada States Laws!
  • Handheld ban for all Drivers¬†
  • Ban on texting for all drivers
Join us at New Look Collision in our dedicated mission to stop texting and driving.