Risky Behavior?

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Risky Behavior?

  1. 1. Risky Behavior?Texting&Driving
by
Abigail
Cameron

  2. 2. There are 3 main types of distracted driving… Source: US Department of Transportation, Statistics and Facts about DrivingVisual – taking your eyes off the road Manual – taking your hands off the wheel Cognitive – taking your mind off what you’re doing image:
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  3. 3. image:
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 Texting is the most alarmingbecause it involves all 3 types of distraction. Source: US Department of Transportation, Statistics and Facts about Driving
  4. 4. In 2009, 20% of crashes in the United States were reported cases of distracted driving. Source: US National Highway Traffic Safety Administration image:
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 Of those killed in distracted-driving-related crashes, 18% or 995 involved reports of a cell phone as the distraction. Source: US National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
  6. 6. Drivers who use hand- held devices are 4x as likely to get into crashes serious enough to injure themselves. Source: Insurance Institute for Highway Safetyimage:
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  7. 7. So… …Why does 81% of the population keep texting while driving? Source: Buzzle.com – Texting while driving statisticsimage:
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  8. 8. MULTITASKING Convenience of texting and driving at the same time – people become oblivious to the danger. Image:
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  9. 9. ADDICTIONPeople just CAN’T put the phone DOWN.

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  10. 10. image:
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 OBLIVIOUS it isPeople don’t realize how dangerous for themselves&others.

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Studies show that textingdeteriorates reaction timemore then getting behind the wheel drunk… Texting showed a 35% deterioration in reaction time and 91% decrease in steering ability… …while driving drunk only showed a 12% deterioration in reaction time. Source: CBC News
  12. 12. So…If you wouldn’t get behind the wheel drunk… …Then why would you get behind the wheel and text? image:
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  13. 13. Solution? image:
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  14. 14. FINESAre fines really the positive solution to change the statistics around texting&driving? Image:
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 In 2011, 1500 people have been fined $167 for distracted driving in Vancouver. Source: The Globe and Male – Does Texting While Driving make sense to you?
  16. 16. In 2010, almost 17,000drivers were charged$155 in Toronto.
Source: The Globe and Male – Does Texting While Drivingmake sense to you? image:
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  17. 17. Image:
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Even the App campaigns to stop texting while driving in this digital age aren’t helping. Source: The Globe and Male – Does Texting While Driving make sense to you?
  18. 18. WHY? image:
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  19. 19. No one is afraid of being caught! image:
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  20. 20. image:
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 Does Texting&Driving make sense to you?
  21. 21. All images are licensed under the CreativeCommons Non-Commercial Share-A-like 3.0 agreement, and sourced from Flickr. image:
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