Texting and/or Cell Phone Use While Driving is Deadly
- Driving while texting causes 1.6 million car accidents in the US every year.
- 20% of US drivers reported sending emails or text messages while on the road.
- 25% of all car crashes in the US involved the use of a cell phone.
- In 2018, the number of deaths related to cell phone use in car accidents was 4,637 in the US alone.
- Almost 390,000 injuries occur annually in the US due to texting while driving.