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Distracted Driving

Park the phone before you drive. Always pay attention.

  • There are over 53,000 distracted driving crashes every year, accounting for 58% of the total crashes in Maryland.
  • There are 28,874 people injured every year and 232 people killed as the result of a distracted driver in Maryland
  • Distracted driving fatal crashes accounted for 46% of the all fatal crashes in Maryland.
  • 78 percent of distracted drivers killed in a crash are male.
  • One third of all distracted drivers killed in a crash are between the ages 21–34.
  • The Baltimore and Washington metropolitan areas accounted for nearly 84 percent of crashes related to distracted driving.

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