According to a study by the Virginia Tech Transportation Institute (VTTI), sending or receiving a text takes a driver’s eyes off the road for an average of 4.6 seconds...
the equivalent of driving blind at 55-mph for the length of an entire football field.*
The effects of this can be both devastating and deadly, as is drinking and driving. FAYLA supports MADD and other organizations that promote road safety.
In an effort to raise awareness, FAYLA provides young drivers in high school and college with literature, events, and workshops to help teach appropriate and safe driving methods.