3 Shocking Facts About Texting and Driving
Using a handheld electronic device while driving is strictly banned in West Virginia. Yet, we continue to witness lives being destroyed throughout the state as a result of cellphone use and texting while driving. In our office, we see this pain and anguish every day. It never gets easier.
The use of cellphones behind the wheel contributes to an estimated 1.5 million traffic accidents each year and the loss of more than 500 lives. If someone you know continues to text and drive, we hope you’ll join us in giving a thumbs down to this extremely dangerous practice. Perhaps hearing these three worrisome facts from you will help them understand that it’s just not worth it. If the message is truly that important, just pull over.