Drivers who text or have other interactions with cellphones are eight times more likely to cause an accident. According to CAA, simply conversing on a mobile device — whether hands-free or hand-held — makes drivers four times more likely to be in a crash. And one in every four accidents is caused by people texting. According to the Ontario Ministry of Transportation, one person is injured in a distracted driving collision every half an hour.
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