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Distraction accidents are a serious problem, causing injury and death on US roads every day.
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The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) reports that in 2017, 3,166 people were killed in road accidents due to distraction while driving. These accidents accounted for 9% of fatalities that year, with more than eight deaths every day.
Distracted driving equates to drunk driving
Thanks to stricter legislation and public awareness campaigns, everyone is aware of the dangers of drunk driving. While many states have passed laws prohibiting sending text messages while driving, there is still no similar level of awareness in our society of the consequences of distraction while driving.

For example, most of us will not get into a car with a drunk driver or advise a drunk person not to drive. Have you ever done the same to someone who writes text messages while driving? If yes, good, if not - you should do it. If you're texting yourself while driving, you should stop now.
Distracted driving types
Writing text messages while driving entails distraction and potentially fatal consequences. But that's not the only thing that distracts from driving. Details of fatalities from police reports are entered into the NHTSA Fatality Analysis Reporting System (FARS).

Here are the top 10 distractions that can affect fatal car accidents:
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