Did you know?
- Teens have the lowest seat belt use of any age group1
- Between 2006 and 2009, the percentage of teens who texted daily doubled from 27 percent to 54 percent. Based on the Institute for Highway Safety Fatality Facts, texting accounts for 11 teen deaths every day2
Research shows that over half of young adult drivers believe that it is easy to text while they drive and feel confident doing so. Distraction-free driving is a much safer way to be behind the wheel, however, over 1.3 million car collisions involve cell phones yearly. We think it is important for teens and parents to be aware about the risks and dangers involved in such behaviors and we recommend the resources below for more information on inspiring safe choices: