Fatal Crashes Involving Distracted Drivers, 2020

 

  Crashes Drivers Fatalities
Total fatal crashes 35,766 53,890 38,824
Distraction-affected fatal crashes      
Number of distraction-affected fatal crashes 2,880 2,968 3,142
Percent of total fatal crashes 8% 6% 8%
Cellphone in use in distraction-affected fatal crashes      
Number of cellphone distraction-affected fatal crashes 354 356 396
Percent of fatal distraction-affected crashes 12% 12% 13%
Source: U.S. Department of Transportation, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.