Texting and Driving Don’t Mix

Posted by on August 18, 2009 at 7:39 am.

Va. Tech Analyzes Link Between Messaging, Truck Crashes

According to an analysis by Virginia Tech’s Transportation Institute, texting truckers are 23 times as likely as their non-texting counterparts to be involved in a crash or a near miss. Researchers analyzed commercial trucking data from 2004 to 2007 that involved 203 truckers and 3 million miles of driving.

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