TxDOT launches Talk, Text, Crash summer campaign

By Nikki Henderson | nhenderson@ktalnews.tv

Published 06/17 2014 03:16PM

Updated 06/17 2014 03:18PM

The Texas Department of Transportation is hoping to save your life with a new message about distracted driving.

On Tuesday TxDOT launched its statewide Talk, Text, Crash summer campaign at a summit in Austin.

The Talk, Text, Crash campaign is warning you about the dangers of distracted driving and urging you to avoid multi-tasking or engaging in non-driving related activities when you're behind the

Distracted driving-related crashes in Texas are highest among young adults ages 16 to 24, followed by adults over the age of 44. Last year in Texas, 505 people were killed and 19,981 people were seriously injured in distracted driving crashes.

You can click this link to view TxDOT's video from today's campaign launch event http://tinyurl.com/pypmc5o.

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