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.

distracted driver statistics

  • 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