• Share
  • Email
  • Embed
  • Like
  • Save
  • Private Content
Texting while driving
 

Texting while driving

on

  • 1,241 views

Safe Driving Promotion

Safe Driving Promotion

Statistics

Views

Total Views
1,241
Views on SlideShare
1,202
Embed Views
39

Actions

Likes
0
Downloads
14
Comments
1

6 Embeds 39

http://www.slccorporatetraining.ca 18
http://www.slccorporatelearning.ca 11
http://www.linkedin.com 4
http://www.slccorporatelearning.com 3
http://us-w1.rockmelt.com 2
https://twitter.com 1

Accessibility

Categories

Upload Details

Uploaded via as Microsoft PowerPoint

Usage Rights

© All Rights Reserved

Report content

Flagged as inappropriate Flag as inappropriate
Flag as inappropriate

Select your reason for flagging this presentation as inappropriate.

Cancel

11 of 1 previous next

  • Full Name Full Name Comment goes here.
    Are you sure you want to
    Your message goes here
    Processing…
  • Thanks, it is my first time
    Are you sure you want to
    Your message goes here
    Processing…
Post Comment
Edit your comment

    Texting while driving Texting while driving Presentation Transcript

    • TEXTING WHILE DRIVING “It Can wait”May 2012
    • Approximately 6,000 deaths a year or 18 deaths each day arecaused by texting and driving. Texting and driving results in a further half a million injuries per year 2
    • Texting while driving is generational: •37% of drivers ages 18 to 27 admit to texting while driving. •14% of 28 to 44 year olds admit to texting while driving •2% of 45 to 60 year olds, admit to texting and driving. Texting and Driving Statistics 3
    • Over 75% of the teen population own cell phones and state thattexting is their primary means of communication. A teen sends an average of 100 texts each day. (An average of 1 every 10 minutes of waking hours) More than one trillion texts were sent worldwide in 2011. 4
    • Texting and Driving Statistics 57% of teens state that their cell phones are the key to their social life and texting is vital. 5
    • Texting and Driving StatisticsTeens feel pressured in today’s society to keep up with ongoing trends Peer pressure to do what everyone else is doing. 6
    • Texting and Driving StatisticsTeens freely admit that texting is their number one driver distraction. When a driver texts while driving, his reaction time will decrease by 35% When texting, steering capability goes down by 91%. A driver is 23 times more likely to get into a car accident while driving and texting. Simply turning off a cell phone or simply muting the sound can actually reduce the risk of accident by texting and driving by 50%. 7
    • Texting and Driving Statistics 21% of fatal car crashes of teens between the ages of 16 and 19 were a result of texting and driving. This rate is expected to grow by 4% each year. 8
    • Texting and Driving Statistics Texting and Driving is an issue for everyone Even if you don’t text and drive, you’re on the road with people who do 9
    • Video AT&T Don’t Text While Driving Documentary Full Video (10 Minutes) http://youtu.be/DebhWD6ljZs?t=3s Short Excerpt (3 Minutes) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mjc_0JBlRgE&feature=relmfu 10
    • w w w .slccorporat elearning.caSt. Lawrence College Centre for Corporate Learning and Performance Improvement 100 Portsmouth Avenue, Kingston ON K7L 5A6