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Number of Accidents Caused by Cell Phones

How many accidents are caused by cell phones in the U.S.?

1.6 million per year.

Every year 1.6 million accidents are caused by cell phone use. This is according to a statement released by the U.S. National Safety Council in January 2010. 1.4 million of these accidents are caused by talking on the phone while driving, while at least 200,000 of these accidents are caused by texting while driving.

This fact is verified on : March 2, 2010.





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