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The Facts & Dangers Of Distracted Driving

THE FACTS & DANGERS OF DISTRACTED DRIVING Q: What is distracted driving? Injury Crashes in 2009 Causes of Crashes A: Distracted driving involves any activity a person engages in that has the potencial to distract him or her from the primary task of driving and increase the risk of a crash. 20% 995 4,519 There are three main types of driving distractions: Visual: taking your eyes off the road Manual: taking your hands off the wheel Cognitive: taking your mind off what you're doing Reported distracted driving OCell-Phone Related O Other Distraction Amount of Time Engaged in Potentialy Distracting Activity The Proportion of Fatalities Associated with Driver Distraction 20% Eating/Drinking Internal Distraction 15% External Distraction Smoking Music Control 10% Cellphone Passenger Distraction 5% Reading/Writing Grooming 0% 2004 0% 1% 2% 3% 4% 5% 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 Percent of Teens Involved in Distracted Driving 80% Lulal 60% 40% 20% 0% All Teens (12-17) Older Teens (16-17) Call Users (16-17) Texters (16-17) Texted while driving Talked on a cell phone while driving Been in a car when the driver used a cell phone in a way that put themselves or others in danger Been in a car when the driver was texting

The Facts & Dangers Of Distracted Driving

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