Amount of Texting While Driving Doubles

Texting While Driving
Texting while driving
Texting While Driving

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration found that the number of people texting while driving has doubled since last year. Despite state efforts banning the practice, 20% of drivers admitted to sending messages while driving. Last year, over 3,000 deaths were attributed to distracted driving.

About Shelly Palmer

Shelly Palmer is the Professor of Advanced Media in Residence at Syracuse University’s S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications and CEO of The Palmer Group, a consulting practice that helps Fortune 500 companies with technology, media and marketing. Named LinkedIn’s “Top Voice in Technology,” he covers tech and business for Good Day New York, is a regular commentator on CNN and writes a popular daily business blog. He's a bestselling author, and the creator of the popular, free online course, Generative AI for Execs. Follow @shellypalmer or visit


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