This startling question is meant to provoke thought and conversation. Share these Texting and driving stats with your teen:
- 11 teens die every day as a result of texting while driving.
- According to a AAA poll, 94% of teen drivers acknowledge the dangers of texting and driving, but 35% admitted to doing it anyway.
- 21% of teen drivers involved in fatal accidents were distracted by their cell phones.
Then ask your teen to suggest strategies to prevent the temptation to text while driving. Need some ideas?