Taxi Drivers Love Their iPhones
Even so, it's still dangerous to take your eyes off the road for a split-second while driving. If we are careless it has the potential to harm those that rely on us to be safe.
- Two-thirds of a million use their phone while driving daily.
- Over a million automobile wrecks per year due to cellphone use.
- One-fourth of adults admit to texting back & forth while driving.
- 14% say they routinely read text messages or emails while driving.
- 3 of 4 teens say that they will watch a video while driving.
- When asked teens say texting while driving is biggest diversion.
- #1 cause of deaths for 15-29.age group.
- Three-fourths of road deaths are men.
- Over 1¼ million road deaths yearly.
- Visual - not watching the road.
- Cognitive - not concentrating on driving.- mental distractions
- Manuel - hands off the steering wheel.
Reasons - Teens
#1: Driver Inexperience
#2: Driving with Teen Passengers
#3: Nighttime Driving
#4: Not Using Seat Belts
#5: Distracted Driving
#6: Drowsy Driving
#7: Reckless Driving
#8: Impaired Driving
Motor vehicle crashes are a leading cause of injury in the US.
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