The Dangers of Texting and Driving

Balancing Awareness With Action

Protecting loved ones starts with knowing the dangers and having a two-way conversation, but continues with a real plan of action. Here are the texting and driving facts and what you can do to protect your family.

Texting and Driving Facts and Stats

  • Texting and driving increases your chances of a collision by almost 23x!
  • On average 9 Americans die everyday from distracted driving.
  • 15% of young drivers have seen their parents text while driving.


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texting and driving facts

“Half of all teens will be involved in a car crash before graduating from high school.”

~National Safety Council

Distracted Driving Risk Calculator


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See the Dangers Yourself

Making the risk relevant to you and your family is an important part of the conversation – the dangers are quite real. We created a risk calculator to highlight the statistics, and (spoiler alert) the odds are against us.

Read the full article about the statistics on distracted driving.

Make a commitment

Feel free to create your own pledge, or use the TextNinja Challenge. Download The Pledge

Make it personal

Positive incentives are more effective than negative deterrents. We created a safety reminder poster to track progress and reward text-free driving. Read the full article.

Make it count

The TextNinja challenge is a practice that everyone can partake in. Get started today with an easy text-free driving kit.


No texting and driving solution


This inclusive kit provides you with some helpful tools to reduce driving distractions. The connected car adapter maximizes the effectiveness of the app, the pledge establishes a conscious commitment, and the rewards give you an additional incentive to break the habit.


  • A Connected Car Adapter [ ? ]
  • The TextNinja Challenge Pledge
  • The TextNinja App
  • In-App Rewards [ ? ]
  • 2 TextNinja Vinyl Stickers


app to stop texting and driving for iphone and android


“With 3 driving teens, the odds were against me for keeping them safe and an accident off of my insurance policy. But by posting a daily, visible reminder, they thought about safe driving every time they got behind the wheel, and I was able to harness the power of positive incentives.”

~Glenn Gottfried from Illinois