• Driver distraction was reported to have been involved in 16% of all fatal crashes in 2008.
  • Distracted driving was reported to have been involved in 21% of injury-causing crashes.
  • Hand-held cell phone use by drivers in the United States has increased from 6% in 2007 to 7% in 2008.
  • The percentage of drivers visibly manipulating hand-held devices significantly increased from 0.6% in 2007 to 2.1% in 2008.