Distracted Driving - Facts and Surveys
In Minnesota during 2000, inattention was cited in about 14% of fatal crashes (in which 152 people died), 24% of injury crashes (5,729 people involved), and 23% of property-damage crashes.
|Survey: What we do while we drive
According to a telephone survey of 1,026 drivers released by
NETS (Network of Employers for Traffic Safety):
* 70% of drivers routinely talk to passengers while driving.
Respondents to the survey considered distracted driving as