Every Motorist Should See This Video of a Car Crash Caused by Texting While Driving
According to ABC News, the driver wasn't seriously hurt, and fortunately it appears there were no pedestrians or other motorists involved in the crash. The driver was texting while driving, which caused him to lose control of his vehicle and ultimately end up starring in a warning video. Here's a look:
recent study suggests that U.S. motorists are the worst offenders of texting while driving, though it's not just teens that peck away at their phone's keyboards while behind the wheel. In a survey conducted by AT&T, nearly half of all adults admitted to texting and driving at the same time.
In an effort to curb distracted driving, New York Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced last September the creation of special "Texting Zones" where motorists can pull off the road and safely respond to text messages.