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Faces of Distracted Driving

Video Description

Distracted driving is a serious problem. In 2009, it killed nearly 5,500 people and injured 500,000 more.

The U.S. Department of Transportation wants to end this dangerous practice on our nation’s roadways. If you have a story about distracted driving, please share it at distraction.gov and maybe it will make someone think twice.

Share your distracted driving story.

Video Transcript

WOMAN’S VOICE: I couldn’t believe this happened to our family.

WOMAN’S VOICE: Why aren’t people screaming from the rooftops that this is dangerous?

GIRL’S VOICE: Because someone made one stupid mistake, I’m an only child.

MALE VOICE: I said, you’ve got to stop this. You’re going to have a wreck.

[phone ringing]

[Music]