Do cell phones cause automobile accidents?

Answer A study by the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society, as cited in a 2005 Live Science website article, found that using a cell phone while driving severely inhibits the driver's ability to concentra... Read More »

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Do cell phones in cars cause accidents?

On One Hand: Phones Cause 28 Percent of Car Accidents"The Washington Post" reported that 28 percent of car accidents are caused by either texting or talking on cell phones. That number equates to n... Read More »

What is the leading cause of automobile accidents?

Automobile accidents are the leading cause of death among people in the U.S. under the age of 35. Unfortunately, many automobile accidents can be avoided if drivers were more attentive on the road ... Read More »

How many accidents are caused by cell phones a year?

The National Safety Council estimates cell phone use has caused more that 1.3 million crashes in the United States each of the last several years.

How many teens die from accidents while on cell phones?

In 2008, 707 U.S. teens died in a car accident due to being distracted by cell phone usage. More than half of all teens with phone admit to using their cell phone while driving.References:Washingto... Read More »