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Published on Apr 19, 2017
It's no secret, texting and driving is a dangerous habit. It claimed 3,477 lives in 2015. That's about 10 percent of all crashes out on U.S. roads.
Distracted driving kills: -3,477 lives taken in the U.S. in 2015 -463 people in Texas killed by distracted driving in 2015 -391,000 Injured in distracted driving car accidents in the U.S. in 2015 -more that 3,000 Texans injured in distracted driving crash
Diverting your eyes away from the road can be deadly. Reading a text message can take your eyes away from the road for the length of a football field when traveling at 55 miles per hour. Would you drive with your eyes closed? Driving safely means giving the road your full attention. Any non-driving activity can be a potential distraction.
Texting and driving is deadly, but 88% of Americans admitted to doing it in a recent study by analytics company Zendrive. Ending deadly accidents like these is easy. Don't text and drive. Take a pledge today to "Just Drive." Talk with friends and family members about traveling from point A to point B phone-free.
This PSA style video was produced and originally published by McMinn Law Firm. Jason McMinn and Justin McMinn are successful, trusted lawyers in Austin, TX. They have extensive experience handling distracted driving car accident cases, truck accident cases, dog bite cases, and pedestrian crash cases.