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Driving While Texting Infographic

by Diminished Value Car Appraiser on June 14, 2013

Driving While Impaired Infographic

Texting While Driving Stats:

1. 1,600,000 accidents per year – National Safety Council
2. 330,000 injuries per year – Harvard Center for Risk Analysis Study
3. 11 teen deaths EVERY DAY – Ins. Institute for Hwy Safety Fatality Facts
4. Nearly 25% of ALL car accidents

Texting While Driving Dangers

  1. About 6 times more likely to cause an accident than driving intoxicated
  2. The same as driving after 4 beers – National Hwy Transportation Safety Admin
  3. The number one driving distraction reported by teen driver
  4. Makes you 23X more likely to crash – National Hwy Transportation Safety Admin.
  5. 2. Is the same as driving blind for 5 seconds at a time – VA. Tech Transportation Institute
  6. 3. Takes place by 800,000 drivers at any given time across the country
  7. 4. Slows your brake reaction speed by 18% – HumanFactors & Ergonomics Society
  8. Leads to a 400% increase with eyes off the road

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