Distracted Driving Awareness Month

Distracted Driving Awareness Month

There’s no denying the severity of how dangerous distracted driving is. Unfortunately, some of the most dangerous car accidents are caused by drivers dividing their attention while behind the wheel – oftentimes due to talking on the phone, texting, or checking directions on a mobile device. In an effort to increase awareness and reduce distracted driving, check out these statistics:

Distracted Driving Awareness Month
  • More than 58% of Car Accidents involved teenagers are a result of distracted driving
  • 47 States with laws AGAINST texting and driving
  • 23x Texting and Driving increases your risk of being involved in a car accident by 23 times!
  • 40,000 Annual Deaths
  • 100 Daily Injuries

Source: National Safety Council, Free Materials for Distracted Driving Awareness Month

Source: The Balance, Dangers of Distracted Driving: Definition, Stats, and Risks for Teens

Source: The Barnes Firm, Distracted Driving Awareness Month: How was Distracted Driving Evolved Over Time?

Source: The Barnes Firm, Texting And Driving Accidents

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