Dr. Gupta reported that drivers who use a cell phone are four times more likely to be involved in an accident and even worse, those who text while driving are eight times more likely to be involved in an accident.
Texting while driving is a growing phenomenon. State legislatures have already taken action to hopefully prevent these occurrences. Missouri has banned texting while driving amongst individuals under 21 and is considering expanding the law. Texting while driving spells deadly car accidents.
The Kansas City based personal injury attorneys at Kansas City Accident Injury Attorneys have started a campaign, Teens Against Distracted Driving, along with Roswold Foundation for Injured Children and a group of other personal injury attorneys who have too often seen the devastating and even deadly consequences of driving while distracted. We invite you to join us and take the pledge "2 NT TXT N DRV," encourage your family and friends to do the same, and lets raise awareness of this deadly phenomenon together.
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