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Texting and Driving Facts

  • Every year, 29 people die in crashes linked to distracted driving in Manitoba.

    Source: Traffic Accident Report Database, 2009-2013

  • Manitobans convicted of using a hand-held electronic device while driving will receive five demerits and a $200 fine.

  • Almost 5,000 Manitoba drivers are convicted each year for using a hand-held electronic device while driving.

    Source: Driver Licensing System, Manitoba Public Insurance

  • 1 in 3 deaths on Manitoba roads involves a distracted driver.

    Source: Traffic Accident Report Database, 2009-2013

  • Almost 9 in 10 Manitobans believe people using hand-held cellphones while driving is a serious problem.

    Source: Manitoba Public Insurance poll, 2013

  • Nearly 80% of all crashes involve driver inattention.

    Source: Virginia Tech Transportation Institute, 2010

  • In Manitoba, it is illegal to use a hand-held electronic device while driving.

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