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23% of accidents involved cell phones

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In 2011 it is estimated that  at least 23% of all auto accidents involved cell phones, that's 1.3 million crashes.

Despite the eye opening numbers 77% of young adults say they can safely drive while texting.

To try and get the message home to young adults Amy Milsteadwith Milstead automotive is teaming up with the Department of Public Safety to try and get through the dangers.

Click on the above video to find out more details on the contest they are using to reach High School students.

 

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