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Distracted Driving

Park the phone before you drive. Always pay attention.

In 2012:

  • There were 52,145 distracted driving crashes, accounting for 58.2% of the total crashes in Maryland.
  • There were 28,517┬ápeople injured and 246 people killed as the result of distracted driving crashes in Maryland.
  • Distracted driving fatal crashes accounted for 46.8% of the total fatal crashes in Maryland.
  • 76.8% of the drivers killed in distracted driving crashes were male.
  • 36% of the drivers killed in distracted driving crashes were 21-34 years of age.

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