Teen Driving – Don’t Text and Drive

Join Allstate’s Teen Driver Pledge

Teens and Families Pledging Not to Text & Drive

An epidemic is sweeping across America causing drivers everywhere to blackout. It’s called Texting & Driving. Join Allstate’s effort to help reduce teen deaths and other distracted driver injuries by pledging not to text and drive. Download the Allstate Family Texting Pledge now. Can it make a difference? When you text and drive…

Want to learn more and become more involved? Join our Facebook page at www.facebook.com/thumbsuppledge or even visit www.allstate.com/teen to create a Parent-Teen contract – a family partnership committing to safer driving. It’s Allstate’s effort to help keep your teen drivers safer on the road.

1Virginia Tech Transportation Institute research, available at www.vtti.vt.edu
2Setting Limits, Saving Lives — The Case for .08 BAC Laws, available at www.nhtsa.dot.gov and A Comparison of the Cell Phone Driver and the Drunk Driver, available at http://dwiwatch.org/cell-phone-texting.php
3Virginia Tech Transportation Institute research, available at www.vtti.vt.edu
4IIHS fatality facts 2008, available at www.iihs.org
5National Safety Council Cell Phone fact sheet, available at www.nsc.org
  • It takes your eyes off the road on average of five seconds at a time. At 55 mph, that’s like driving the length of a football field – completely blind.1
  • It’s like driving after having 4 beers.2
  • It makes us 23 times more likely to crash.3
  • It results in car crashes that kill an average of 11 teens each day.4
  • It’s results in 330,000 distracted driving injuries every year.5

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