In 2012, more than 3,300 people were killed in crashes where distracted driving was a factor -- and an additional 421,000 were injured. These are moms and dads, sons and daughters, friends and neighbors. With approximately 660,000 drivers using cell phones or other electronic devices at any given moment of the day, the stakes couldn't be higher.
That's why I'll be at the Harvard School of Public Health at 11:30 this morning (Eastern time) to participate in a Distracted Driving forum hosted in collaboration with The Huffington Post. We'll talk about why it's so important to end this epidemic and what we're doing to make that happen.
And we're streaming the forum live, right here in the Fast Lane.