You've seen it on the news, Texting While Driving accidents have become an epidemic! Don't Text and Drive campaigns are spreading across the country in an effort to save lives of today's teens and adults alike.
FACT: Car accidents are the number one cause of teen deaths, killing more than 5,000 per year and seriously injuring over 400,000.
FACT: Car crashes kill more teens during the weekends of Prom and Graduation than any other time of the year.
FACT: Texting and distracted driving is a factor in 8 out of 10 accidents, and young drivers have the highest distracted driving fatality rate of all age groups.
We all Text . It has become the preferred form of communication with teens and adults. We all have busy lives. We try to be more productive and squeeze in every opportunity of productivity during our daily schedules. We try to keep in touch with friends, family and clients through emails, Facebook, Twitter and Instant Messaging. Today's technology has changed all our lives and the challenge to keep up the the changes also causes distracted driving.
DON'T TEXT AND DRIVE! Visit www.facebook.com/textfreedriving community to read stories of those that have lost loved ones in accidents due to Texting While Driving. Post your story if you have lost a loved one or friend because of Texting While Driving.
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