9 americans are killed everyday from motor vehicle accidents that involved distracted driving due to cell phone use.
25% of all motor vehicle crashes involve a cell phone. 40% of teens between 16 and 64 say they have been a passenger when a driver used a cell phone to put them in danger.
33% of U.S. drivers ages 18 to 64 who reported reading or writing text messages while driving in the previous month. In comparison, only 15 percent of drivers from Spain reported texting while driving in the same period.
2 is the number of seconds a driver can safely glance away from the road while operating a motor vehicle. 5 is the number of seconds drivers take their eyes off the road to send a text message, on average.
In 2013 4,735 pedestrians were killed by motor vehicles. There were also 66,000 injuries sue to motor vehicle crashes.
55% of pedestrians hit at a speed of 50km or higher will die. At 60km it quickly jumps to 85% of those people will die.