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Everyone knows that the use of cellular phones while driving has reached epidemic levels. This increased usage has caused countless car accidents but driving while texting is even more dangerous.

80% of crashes, and 65% of near crashes, involved some form of driver inattention

within 3 seconds of the event

Texting requires the use of two hands and frequent reference to the cellular telephone view screen. Obviously, attempting to operate an automobile while texting is recklessly dangerous.

57% of American drivers admit to

texting behind the wheel.

WRNB hopes to raise the awareness of motorists to this growing danger and to act as an information center for interested citizen’s groups.

89% of American adults think

sending text messages or e-mails

while driving is distracting, dangerous

and should be outlawed.

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