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Here are 15 major distractions of 2018 based rom teensafe.com. We are sharing this information to be informative while always providing entertainment.
The Numbers Behind Distracted Driving
- Distracted driving accounts for approximately 25% of all motor vehicle crash fatalities.
- At the time of fatal crashes, teens have been the largest age group that reported being distracted while driving.
- Driver distraction is reported to be responsible for more than 58% of teen crashes.
- In 2015, 391,000 injuries were caused in distracted driving related accidents.
- In that same year, distracted driving was cited as a major factor in 3,477 traffic deaths.
- 9 people in the U.S. are killed each day as a result of crashes involving a distracted driver, according to the Department of Motor Vehicles.
- Distracted driving has been called an American epidemic and is completely preventable.
- Since there is no way to test for distracted driving after an accident occurs, it’s widely believed that the number of crashes, injuries, and fatalities caused by distracted driving are vastly under reported.
- It takes only 3 seconds after a driver’s attention has been diverted from the road for a crash to occur.
- Car crashes are the number one killer of teens in the U.S.
- 16 to 19 year-olds are three times as likely to be involved in a fatal car crash than any other age group.
- Americans are driving more miles now than ever before, resulting in more traffic accidents and fatalities.
- Distracted driving is commonly referred to as the, “new drunk driving”.
- Driving distracted is compared to drunk driving since it follows the same psychological pattern: when drivers get away with driving distracted, they then continue to practice this bad habit until a crash occurs or until they are caught and suffer consequences.
- Distracted driving is seen as a tricky problem as it’s a temporary one that is hard to proactively predict and catch.