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The low number of scientific studies may be indicative of a general assumption that if talking on a mobile phone increases risk, then texting also increases risk, and probably more so. Despite the acknowledgement of the dangers of texting behind the wheel, about half of drivers 99-500 say they have texted while driving, compared with 22 percent of drivers 35 to 44.

The International Telecommunication Union states that “texting, making calls, and other interaction with in-vehicle information and communication systems while driving is a serious source of driver distraction and increases the risk of traffic accidents”.

There are about 1.6 million crashes in the US every year involving cell phone use, of which 500,000 cause injuries and 6,000 cause fatalities.

A July 2010 Fairleigh Dickinson University Public Mind poll found 25% of New Jersey voters admitted to sending a text while driving, which was an increase from 15% in 2008.

Texting while driving is considered extremely dangerous by many people, including authorities, and in some places have either been outlawed or restricted.

Texting while driving is now the top cause of death among teenagers - texting and driving accounts for 11 teen deaths every day in the US.

Overall, texting is involved in about 25% of all car accidents in the US.

Impaired driving at the same speed resulted in an increase of 0.01 and 0.07 seconds.