Distracted Driving Stats
Over 3,000 people are killed each year in the U.S. due to distracted driving. Each day in the United States, approximately 9 people are killed and more than 1,000 injured in crashes that are reported to involve a distracted driver.
In 2015, out of 1,469 fatal crashes in Britain that resulted in one or more deaths, the police recorded 400 incidences of the contributory factor of “failure to look” and a further 101 incidences of the contributory factors of driver in-vehicle distractions, distractions outside the vehicle, and phone use.
Distracted driving is a leading cause of serious car crashes in South Australia. Inattention is reported to be the primary cause in nearly 30% of fatal crashes and 45% of serious injury crashes each year.
How SideSip Combats Distracted Driving
Protect your loved ones on the road with Sidesip! Current travel drink containers make you tilt your head back forcing you to take your eyes off the road. Sidesip allows you to sip with a normal drinking motion, while providing almost full straight-ahead visibility.