Driving While Texting (DWT)


The National Safety Council estimates that cell phone use while driving causes 1.4 million accidents per year. The Highway Loss Data Institute and the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety recently released a study finding that, despite legislation against the use of handheld cell phones while driving, accident claims involving cell phone use have not significantly decreased.

How many accidents result from texting while driving, according to the National Safety Council?

A. About 30,000
B. About 90,000
C. About 200,000
D. About 400,000

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