Texting while driving makes you more dangerous than a drunk driver. And talking on your cell phone while driving can be just as distracting and dangerous.
An estimated 5,870 American auto deaths in 2008 were attributed to cell phone use and texting drivers (ref: Wikipedia) as well as 330,000 injuries (Harvard Center Risk Analysis).
A number of studies have concluded that cell phone users exhibit greater impairment than intoxicated drivers.
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Texting Girl Dies on First Solo Drive: ... May 15, 2013.
A young girl in Missouri, USA has been killed on her very first solo drive.
Savannah Nash, who had turned 16 one week earlier, was on her way to buy groceries at the local store for her family's dinner when she smashed into a semi-trailer.
Police at the accident scene found a lengthy unsent text message on her mobile and believe the girl had been texting while driving when she crashed.18 May 2013 by KCTV.
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