Questions and AnswersCategory: Texting and Driving QuestionsHow many accidents are caused by texting and driving?
Jim Ramirez Staff asked 4 months ago

how many accidents are caused by texting and driving?

How many accidents are caused by texting and driving?

According to NHTSA, there were 71,000 crashes in 2013 due to cell phone use, which made up almost 10% of the total crashes.

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Texting and driving accounts for a large proportion of the number of distracted driving collisions, but it’s almost impossible to know the exact number due to the difficult forensic nature of proving it was texting specifically. Improvements are being made in the way police enforce the laws as well as how they can detect mobile phone distractions.