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Texting While Driving Increases Crash Risk by 20X

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Running late because of traffic? Not sure what exit to take? It’s probably best to wait until you’re off the road to text someone about your predicament – texting while driving increases your chances of crashing by 20 times, according to a Tuesday study.

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The data is based on several studies conducted by the Virginia Tech Transportation Institute (VTTI), which concluded that text messaging is “associated with the highest risk of all cell phone related tasks.” …

Texting While Driving Increases Crash Risk by 20X – News and Analysis by PC Magazine

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Author: Bill

Birder, cat-lover, pilot, poet. Former lounge lizard, pauper, pagan, lifeguard, chauffeur,cop and martial artist, turned pacifist addiction writer. Tries to be a good husband, father and brother, and makes a decent friend. Likes to take pictures. Stumbling down the Middle Path, one day at a time.

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