Our roads are more dangerous than they’ve been in years, and distracted driving is one of the main culprits. Numerous studies over the last 15 years have proven that distracted driving increases the chances of an accident, and recent statistics (presented in our infographic below) show just how bad the situation on our roads has become.
It should be no surprise to anyone that cell phone usage is one of the top driving distractions. Other activities that frequently divert drivers’ attention away from the road include:
- interacting with passengers
- using the car’s navigation system
- adjusting audio and climate controls
- and (believe it or not) grooming
Any activity that take the driver’s eyes off the road, hands off the steering wheel, or mind off the task of driving compromises the safety of others on the road.
Share These Distracted Driving Facts
The risk of being in an accident caused by a distracted driver is very real. We’ve compiled data from many different sources into an easy-to-read infographic. Please feel free to use and share the infographic and help us raise awareness and prevent distracted driving.
Concentrate on the Road While Driving
Distracted driving is a problem we can solve if we put away our cell phones (and other distractions) and hold ourselves accountable to others on the road. We mean business when we say: don’t drive distracted.
If You Have Been Injured by a Distracted Driver, Demand Justice
When someone behind the wheel ignores all the statistics and drives distracted anyway, we have to switch our attention from raising awareness to seeking accountability.
If you, or a loved one, were injured by another driver who was driving while distracted, we can help you. Since 1997, we have helped more than 60,000 people – many of them injured in car accidents caused by distracted, drunk, or careless drivers – recover over $1.6 billion in total compensation.1 For a free case evaluation, call us today at 1-866-900-7078 or contact us online.Text Us