WOW! This is heart stopping! This is a new shocking ad for Texting and Driving. Show and share with ANYONE you know! Be Smart! The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) estimates that 3,328 people were killed and an estimated 421,000 injured in distraction-related crashes in 2012. Three-quarters of young people (71 per cent) have admitted to sending or writing text messages while driving while 78 per cent said they have read a message while driving.