A person holds a phone in their hand, texting while they drive. How can those who find themselves in the passenger seat next to a texting driver put a stop to their risky behavior? By using their voice. (Credit: perfectlab/Adobe Stock)

The dangers of texting and driving have been drilled into the heads of drivers (and future drivers, alike) for years, and for good reason. In 2021 alone, despite the awareness that has been raised about the issue, 3,522 people lost their lives because of a distracted driver, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Association (NHTSA).

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Brittney Meredith-Miller

Brittney Meredith-Miller is assistant editor of PropertyCasualty360.com. She can be reached at [email protected].