In 2011, 23% of auto accidents were caused by distracted texters. That’s 1.3 million crashes. To combat the dangers of texting while driving, the state of New York is adding new infrastructure, or Texting Zones. Nearly 300 designated texting areas will be clearly marked for drivers who need to do some quick texting in a safe location.
At the press conference, New York Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced the state’s combined efforts to deter dangerous texters: Read more