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Don't Text & Drive!

Take the pledge today to stop texting and driving!

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The Facts:

  • Over 28% of traffic accidents occur when people talk on cell phones or send text messages while driving, according to a study by the National Safety Council
  • CTIA- The Wireless Association reports that text messaging has increased tenfold over the last three years
  • 72% of teens text daily
  • Teens text more than 3000 times per month
  • According to studies done by the National Safety Council, 81% of the driving population has admitted to texting while driving
  • 37% of cognitive reasoning and the ability to respond to driving situations is taken away when you text and drive, giving you 23 times the risk of being in a car crash than non-texting drivers
  • Distracted driving is dangerous
  • Each year, approximately 342,000 auto accident injuries are caused by texting and driving
  • The National Safety Council states that fatalities caused by texting and driving are more than double the amount of those caused by drunk driving

Texting is convenient, but distracting. When you drive distracted, you’re dangerous. And when you’re a danger on the road, there’s nothing to “LOL” about. Show you care about the safety of our families and those around us by joining Bart Durham Injury Law, pledging here and now to stop texting and driving. We share the road. Here is your chance to take a stand. A safer, healthier tomorrow can start today. You can pledge here to make a difference!

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