As a part of the campaign, AT&T offers interesting information regarding texting while driving that may remind you to not text on your way home from work today.
Texting While Driving Statistics
Did you Know:
- An average teenager, will send and receive text messages 5 times more a day than a typical adult.
- It is estimated by AT&T that the amount of texts that are sent in 2011, will nearly double the amount sent two years ago.
- If you are texting, your eyes will be off the road for an average of 5 seconds. If you are traveling 55 miles per hour, that is like driving the length of a football field completely blind.
- Those who partake in texting while driving, are 23 times more likely to be in an accident.
Have you been the victim in an accident due to someone on their cell phone?
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