Cell Phone and Driving Funny and Seriously

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Cell Phone and Driving Funny and Seriously

  1. Cell Phones and Driving Funny and Seriously
  2. 25 percent of 75 percent of all car drivers talk accidents on cell are caused by phones while distractions driving
  3. More than 112 million people use cell phones in the U.S., and an estimated 85% of them use their phones while driving.
  4. Despite the risks, the majority of teen drivers ignore cell phone driving restrictions
  5. 21%
  6. For every 6 seconds of drive time, a driver sending or receiving a text message spends 4.6 of those seconds with their eyes off the road.
  7. This makes texting the most distracting of all cell phone related tasks
  8. From 2003 to 2006, car accidents from cell phone use lead to 50 deaths across the state of Pennsylvania.
  9. In 2002, the Harvard Center for Risk Analysis calculated that 2,600 people die each year as a result of using cellphones while driving
  10. They estimated that another 330,000 are injured
  11. 10% of drivers
  12. In 2006, cell phones caused 241 car accidents in western PA
  13. In 2007, 1,093 cell phone related car crashes occurred in Pennsylvania
  14. Of those crashes, 6 were fatal
  15. In 2008 almost 6,000 people were killed and a half-million were injured in crashes related to driver distraction
  16. In Pennsylvania, there were 1,298 cell phone related accidents in 2008
  17. Of those accidents, 9 resulted in death
  18. Of all cell phone related tasks - including talking, dialing, or reaching for the phone - texting while driving is the most dangerous
  19. One-fifth of experienced adult drivers in the United States send text messages while driving
  20. Over 60% of American teens admit to risky driving, and nearly half of those that admit to risky driving also admit to text messaging behind the wheel
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  22. Texting while driving is about 6 times more likely to result in an accident than driving while intoxicated

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