driving-while-texting

Cell Phone Texting Car Accident Statistics

Cell Phone Texting Accident Statistics
Total percentage of people who have sent or received a text message while driving 37%
Total percent of people who text while driving regularly 18%
Total percentage of time spent driving in the wrong lane while texting 10%
Total percentage of people under the age of 18 who admitted to texting while driving 46%
Average amount of time a driver spends not looking at the road while texting 4.6 seconds
Total percentage of respondents who support a ban on text messaging 80%
Total times the amount a truck driver has of getting into an accident while texting opposed to concentrating on driving 23.2
Statistic & Data References
Sources: AAA Foundation, CBS News, Statistic Brain Research Institute
Date research was conducted: March 17th, 2015