The Huffington Post reports:
In 2012, the National Highway Safety Administration estimated that 3,328 people were killed and another 421,000 were injured in accidents involving distractions. According to the NHSA website, text messaging requires visual, manual, and cognitive attention from the driver--and so it is by far, the most alarming distraction.
Click on this link to the Huffington Post article about distracted driving.
Be sure to watch the brief, but effective video.
It has a very powerful message.