Distracted Driving
is Deadly Driving

We’re all tempted to do it—
we all probably do it sometimes.
But you should know...

Texting or using an app on your phone while you’re driving makes you 23 times more likely to swerve, screech, sideswipe—or even crash.

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San Francisco has one of the highest rates of severe traffic injuries and deaths in California.

  • 60% of California drivers report being hit or nearly hit by a driver texting or talking on a cell phone
  • Texting or using an app is the most common form of distraction
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Why is it so dangerous? Because smartphones require using your hands, eyes and brain all at the same time. There’s not a lot of you left to drive the vehicle.

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And San Francisco takes distracted driving seriously.
You will be ticketed.

  • $162 first offense
  • Up to $285 repeat offenses
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Traffic deaths are preventable.
Vision Zero SF is a movement to reduce traffic fatalities in the City to zero. Join us.