Preventions Of Texting And Driving

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What texting and driving has done and caused with teenagers and adults in america today? Texting, looking, dialing, and talking on your phone while driving has caused over million auto crashes nationwide. Most of those crashes are caused by young teens between the ages of 16 - 19. The cause of why adults and young teens getting and causing car crashes and why those distractions can injure or end someone 's life. The stactices of auto crashes in the U.S , death and injury rate of people caused by a driver that was texting while driving, and the distractions and preventions from having accident. In fact throughout the day approximately 660,000 people attempt to use a phone while behind the wheel of an automobile. We all know that smartphones help you stay in touch with friends, family, business, etc. But using or looking at it for just a second to check emails, text messages, and phone calls can cause a big safety risk for the driver and people around the driver. The National Safety …show more content…
Traveling at 55mph speed that is the length of a football field and that can be a enough to get in an automobile accident. The National Safety Council (NSC) report that 1 out of 4 car accidents in the United States has happened by a driver that is texting and driving.
Each year nearly 330,000 people have been injured by an accident caused by people texting and driving. In 2013 alone, 3,154 people were killed because of distraction- related accidents. About 424,000 people were injured in the automobile accident because of a distracted driver. In 2012, about 421,000 people were hurt because of distracted drivers, and 3,328 people were killed because of texter or distracted driver. The National Safety Council says that when the police got on the scene nearly half (48%) teenagers and adults admitted to being on their phones or taking a call when they had caused the

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