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Texting & Driving | DMV.ORG
1 Apr 2020 at 7:16pm
Texting & Driving Because it's a common?even daily?activity for most people, sending a text doesn't seem dangerous. However, when you're doing it behind the wheel, there are a litany of other factors at play. Driving is a privilege because of the inherent risk and responsibility we all need to assume out on the road.

Texting While Driving: How Dangerous is it?
1 Apr 2020 at 3:31am
While reading a text and driving at 35 mph, his average baseline reaction time of 0.57 second nearly tripled, to 1.44 seconds. While texting, his response time was 1.36 seconds.

Texting while driving - Wikipedia
12 Mar 2020 at 11:21pm
Texting while driving, also called texting and driving, is the act of composing, sending, reading text messages, email, or making similar use of the web on a mobile phone while operating a motor vehicle. Texting while driving is considered extremely dangerous by many people, including authorities,...

Michigan?s Cellphone-Use & Texting-While-Driving Laws ...
29 Mar 2020 at 11:08pm
The violation will also add two points to the person?s driving record. Texting Messaging. For all Michigan drivers, it?s illegal to use a wireless communication device that's located in the driver?s hand or lap to read, write, or send a text message. Exceptions. The texting-while-driving law contains exceptions for:

The Dangers of Distracted Driving | Federal Communications ...
1 Apr 2020 at 11:33pm
Currently there is no national ban on texting or using a wireless phone while driving, but a number of states have passed laws banning texting or wireless phones or requiring hands-free use of wireless phones while driving. 16 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, U.S. Virgin Islands and Guam ban drivers from hand-held device use.

The Risks of Texting while Driving ? Digital Responsibility
2 Apr 2020 at 3:58am
A Virginia Tech Transportation Institute study of commercial drivers revealed that texting while driving was the riskiest type of driver distraction, making drivers 23 times more likely of getting into a ?safety-critical event.? (Virginia Tech Transportation Institute 2009)

Texting and Driving Accident Statistics - Distracted Driving
2 Apr 2020 at 12:09am
Texting while driving causes a 400 percent increase in time spent with eyes off the road. Of all cell phone related tasks, texting is by far the most dangerous activity. 94 percent of drivers support a ban on texting while driving. 74 percent of drivers support a ban on hand-held cell phone use.

Texting and Driving Statistics 2020 | The Zebra
2 Apr 2020 at 9:42am
Fatalities involving texting while driving comprised 9% of all fatal crashes nationwide. 7% of drivers are using cell phones at any given time. Answering a text distracts a driver for approximately five seconds. At 55 miles per hour, that's enough time to travel the length of a football field.

Distracted Driving | Motor Vehicle Safety | CDC Injury Center
1 Apr 2020 at 10:07pm
Texting while driving is especially dangerous because it combines all three types of distraction. 3 When you send or read a text message, you take your eyes off the road for about 5 seconds, long enough to cover the length a football field while driving at 55 mph. 4.

Distracted Driving | NHTSA
28 Mar 2020 at 4:50pm
Texting is the most alarming distraction. Sending or reading a text takes your eyes off the road for 5 seconds. At 55 mph, that's like driving the length of an entire football field with your eyes closed. You cannot drive safely unless the task of driving has your full attention.

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