Questions and AnswersWhy is texting and driving dangerous?
Jim Ramirez Staff asked 4 months ago

Why texting and driving is dangerous?

Texting and driving inhibits your cognitive, visual, and physical abilities while driving. When you drive, you need all three of these abilities in order to safely operate a vehicle. Anything that reduces even one of these aspects is inherently a dangerous activity.

Is texting and driving worse than drunk driving?

It has even been shown that texting and driving is more dangerous than driving drunk. While you’re reading and responding to a text, you’re 23 times more likely to crash. Compared to driving drunk, with a blood alcohol content (BAC) of .08, this is more than twice as dangerous. So for each text you read and respond to, it’s like being drunk behind the wheel for a moment in time. Is that dangerous?

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