Fatal Crashes Involving Distracted Drivers, 2018

 

  Crashes Drivers Fatalities
Total fatal crashes 33,564 51,490 36,560
Distraction-affected fatal crashes      
Number of distraction-affected fatal crashes 2,628 2,688 2,841
Percent of total fatal crashes 8% 5% 8%
Cellphone in use in distraction-affected fatal crashes      
Number of cellphone distraction-affected fatal crashes 349 354 385
Percent of fatal distraction-affected crashes 13% 13% 14%
Source: U.S. Department of Transportation, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.