Infographic: Distracted Driver Statistics
Our RI auto accident attorneys know that cell phone use while operating a motor vehicle greatly increases the likelihood of an accident. We urge all drivers to refrain from cell phone use while driving.
- Nearly 500,000 young adults are injured due to distracted driving every year
- 49% of drivers under 35 with cell phones send or read text messages while driving
- A texting driver is 23 times more likely to get into a crash than a non‐texting driver
- 65% of drivers use cell phones while driving