Texting & talking on cell phones WHILE DRIVING has now replaced ‘Drinking & Driving’ as the #1 cause of serious traffic accidents in Ontario, Canada. Please put your phone away folks when driving for the safety of everyone on the road…
4 out of every 5 accidents (80%) are attributed to distracted drivers. In contrast, drunk drivers account for roughly 1 out of 3 (33%) of all accidents nationally.
Studies have found that texting while driving causes a 400% increase in time spent with eyes off the road.
The majority of Americans believe that talking on the phone and texting are two of the most dangerous behaviors that occur behind the wheel. Still, as many as 81% of drivers admit to making phone calls while driving.