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It’s hard to argue the fact that smartphones have made our lives easier, but the increased functionality can have life-threatening consequences if used while driving. This infographic lists some powerful statistics related to texting and driving.

The following infographic provides the truth about texting and how dangerous could be to text while driving. According to the infographic, 40% of traffic collisions in Ontario are the result of distracted driving. What is more, despite everyone thinks they are safe, 60% of drivers use cell phone while driving. One explanation for the danger of texting and driving is the average time to reply to a text – 33.6 seconds. As far as young drivers are concerned, they have a higher fatality rate than any other age groups.

 

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Source: http://blog.belairdirect.com/facts-texting-driving/

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