Honk if you love Jesus ,Text while driving if you want to meet him.

The percentage of all traffic based deaths caused by distracted driving rose from 11% in 1999 to 16% in 2008
Only One third of Americans had cell phones in 1999. By 2008 91% did
The monthly volume of text messages was 1 million in 2002. By 2008 it was 110 million.

Texting While Driving and the Dangers.

  • When you are Texting while driving you are 23x more likely to get in a accident.
  • Texting while driving has been proven more dangerous then DUI.

  • In terms of stopping distances these times were averaged

  1. Regular: .54 seconds to brake
  2. Legally drunk: add 4 feet
  3. Reading e-mail: add 36 feet.
  4. Sending a text: add 70 feet.

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