Teens who text and drive are 23 times more likely to be involved in a traffic collision. (Indiana Department of Labor, 2016)
WLFI along with local sponsors are working to put an end to distracted driving.
WLFI’s w18-2-txt campaign highlights the issues around texting and driving as well as other distractions.
NHTSA Report: Examination of Driver Distraction
NHTSA Report: Driver Electronic Device Use in 2008 (PDF)
Huffington Post Op-Ed by Chairman Genachowski: Distracted Driving
Distraction.gov: Facts and Statistics
The Dangers of Texting While Driving