It only takes a second to send a text. The temptation, therefore, to neglect the road for a split second and focus on your phone is strong. However, the consequences of doing so can, at times, be fatal.
Statistics suggest texting at the wheel can be as dangerous as driving under the influence of alcohol. Texting whilst driving makes you 23 times more likely to get into an accident.
Click here to view an excellent infographic on the dangers of texting and driving