"In that regard, I'm a student, "Hey come over here and help me with this when you're not driving, when I'm not driving", he said".
So huge, the National Safety Council has designated April Distracted Driving Month.
Last year, there were 108,962 distracted driving crashes in Texas - up 3 percent over 2015. Those numbers represent a 9 percent increase from the previous year.
"It's really hard for people to put the phone down when you can do so many things with your phone", Roman said. The NHTSA reports that 3,477 people were killed and an estimated 391,000 injured in motor vehicle collisions involving distracted drivers in 2015. "Every time drivers choose to pick up the phone rather than focus on the road they put themselves and other roadway users in danger".
A recent study shows cell phones are the main distraction for more than two-thirds of distracted drivers in Washington.
Smyth said that Snapchat took down one of the features of their app because people were videotaping their own crashes.
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Saina Nehwal ( women's singles) and Kidambi Srikanth ( men's singles) had earlier won the India Open Superseries badminton title. But Sindhu also had to be credited for showing her ever-improving game, especially in the cross-court net-game and defence.
"It's a text and Instagram kind of world", he said, the inc in crashes, kids raised in a text, Instagram kind of world".
A bill that would ban texting and driving statewide is waiting to go to the Senate.
Gray said Greenwich Police could could give out endless tickets for texting and driving and never do any other police work.
Connecticut State DOT and Greenwich Police suggest that if you need to text, pull over and park your vehicle in a safe place first. "Take care of calling, texting, setting your Global Positioning System, and everything else before you hit the street".
According to a media release, if you get caught using your cell phone while driving you will be fined $162.