We are here with a few more facts and statistics that deal with texting and driving. This is a dangerous act that can result in an accident. If you’ve been pulled over for texting and driving call our attorney in Durham NC.
- Americans and Text Messaging,” Pew Research Center 2011 , Cell owners between the ages of 18 and 24 exchange an average of 109.5 messages on a normal day; text messaging and phone calling on cell phones have leveled off for the adult population as a whole
- “Driver Distraction in Commercial Motor Vehicle Operations”, Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, 2009 – Text messaging creates a crash risk 23 times greater than driving without distraction (See Table 3 and page xx)
- “Text Messaging During Simulated Driving”, Drews and Strayer, et al., (Human Factors) 2009 – Sixfold increase in crashes by drivers texting while driving
Missed our previous blog? Check back here for more. Also stay tuned for one final installment in this series.
Our attorney in Durham NC is here to help you with all your legal needs. From family law and divorce issues to distracted driving, small business, personal injury and other legal matters in an ethical and proper manner. Don’t let your health, finances and overall wellbeing suffer because you’re unaware of your legal rights. Contact Kevin E Jones before making any final decisions. Things happen and many people go without the proper representation when they need it most. Don’t be just another number. Our attorney in Durham NC can help.