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Cell Phone and Driving Funny and Seriously

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A funny and serious presentation on cell phones and driving

A funny and serious presentation on cell phones and driving

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  • 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
  • 21. Bumper Stickers
  • 22. Texting while driving is about 6 times more likely to result in an accident than driving while intoxicated

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