According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA):
-In 2013, distracted driving took the lives of 3,154 people.
-At any given moment in the United States, there are 660,000 people using cell phones or manipulating other electronic devices while driving, a number that has held steady since 2010.
On April 30, NHTSA will be hosting a Tweet-up on distracted driving using #justdrive. Look for facts on the dangers of distracted driving, as well as tips and resources on how to make the roads safer. Join in using #justdrive all day long.
For more facts and outreach messaging, visit www.distraction.gov.