Fatal Crashes Involving Distracted Drivers, 2019

 

  Crashes Drivers Fatalities
Total fatal crashes 33,244 50,930 36,096
Distraction-affected fatal crashes      
Number of distraction-affected fatal crashes 2,895 3,008 3,142
Percent of total fatal crashes 9% 6% 9%
Cellphone in use in distraction-affected fatal crashes      
Number of cellphone distraction-affected fatal crashes 387 390 422
Percent of fatal distraction-affected crashes 13% 13% 13%
Source: U.S. Department of Transportation, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.