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Texting & driving alyssa


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Facts about Texting and Driving

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Texting & driving alyssa

  1. 1. Texting & Driving Alyssa Heintz
  2. 2. Ages
  3. 3. Chances In 2011, at least 23% of auto collisions involved cell phones.
  4. 4. Young Teens 34% of people admit to texting and driving. 82% of Americans age 16-17 own cell phones. 52% say they have talked on a cell while driving. 77% of young adults are very or somewhat confident they can safely text while driving. 55% of young adult drivers claim its easy to text and drive.
  5. 5. Adults do it too
  6. 6. Injuries and deaths 1.6 million accidents occur a year from texting and driving 330 000 injuries occur a year 1 out of 4 car accidents in the States are from texting and driving Texting and driving is 6x for likely to cause an accident than driving drunk 11 teens die a year from texting and driving
  7. 7. Kill the conversation, not yourself.
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