Texting while driving by sarah khalifa Presentation Transcript
Texting and driving
Distracted driving is any activity
that could divert a person's
attention away from the primary
task of driving.All distractions
endanger driver, passenger, and
Who Does It Effect?
Texting while driving affects you and everyone
who you are important to. It also affects
everyone you are driving on the road with. If
you’re not paying attention to the road you can
hit into someones car which might injure them.
Did You Know
In 2011 at least 23% of
auto collisions involved
Some don’t think it’s a
77% of young adults are very or somewhat
confident that they can text while driving.
55% of young adults drivers claim its easy to
text while driving.
Not only is it dangerous but
it’s against the law.
According to recent reports, someone is injured
or killed once in every 5 minutes on average in
a crash that involves texting and driving.
Texting and driving kills more teens annually
than drinking and driving.
“If you want to survive, don’t text and drive”
“Don’t tempt fate, that text can wait”
“Don’t drive inTEXTicated”
How can you stop this
if you get a text message while driving wait until the car is
stopped to answer it. its not worth picking up your phone
and getting your life or someone elses on the line
If you know your friend is driving don’t text them
If you see your parent or friend or anyone texting and
driving don’t be afraid to tell them to stop. Five seconds is
the average time your eyes are off the road while texting
which is more than enough time to get into a serious car
Telling your friend you're
on the way is not worth
losing your life or