A PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT
DO NOT TEXT AND DRIVE
BROUGHT TO YOU BY GRACE VANEE
DID YOU KNOW?
FACTS FOR DRIVERS
Everyone needs to know texting while driving doesn't just affect their life, but those around them. Why take the risk? Here are some facts every driver should know.
1. The minimal amount of time your attention is taken away from the road when you're texting and driving is 5 seconds.
2. If you're traveling at 55 mph this equals driving the length of a football field without looking at the road.
3. 13% of drivers age 18-20 involved in car wrecks admitted to texting or talking on their mobile devices at the time of the crash.
4. Those who text while driving spend approximately 10% of their driving time outside of their lane.
5. 1/5 drivers of all ages confess to surfing the web while driving.
"Texting and Driving Statistics." Texting and Driving Statistics. N.p., n.d. Web. 03 Apr. 2015.
"Texting While Driving." Wikipedia. Wikimedia Foundation, n.d. Web. 03 Apr. 2015.