Texting And Driving Case Study

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Register to read the introduction… Simpson and Wilson dicuss text messaging between state-level semiannual text messaging volumes and the number of fatalities by using linear multivariate regression analyses adjusted for average precipitation in inches, and temperature in degrees. Which help calculate the fatalities rate of text messaging. Multivariate regression showed 19% out of a million cell phone subscriber have more fatalities in the average state. National trends in estimated text message increase from 2005 to 2008. The way cell phones distract drivers is a win or a loss when on the road with other drivers. Seo and Torabi TWD and accident experience show 64% student reporting 21% of their accident or near accident involved at least 1 driver’s using a cell phone. The fatality rate is important when it comes to talking or texting while driving. Authors show the rates, to prove that the trend of fatalities does exist when talking or texting on a cell phone while driving and with this new information of statistics. If drivers see the cellular fatality rate while driving. A driver will begin to not answer incoming call or replying to a text message while driving, to prevent accidents while driving on the …show more content…
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