Fatal Crashes Involving Distracted Drivers, 2021
  Crashes Drivers Fatalities
Total fatal crashes 39,508 60,904 42,939
Distraction-affected fatal crashes      
Number of distraction-affected fatal crashes 3,211 3,346 3,522
Percent of total fatal crashes 8% 5% 8%
Cellphone in use in distraction-affected fatal crashes      
Number of cellphone distraction-affected fatal crashes 377 382 410
Percent of fatal distraction-affected crashes 12% 11% 12%
Source: U.S. Department of Transportation, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.