December is National impaired driving prevention month.
Several Tom Green County groups are joining together for this cause.
Last year there were over 100,000 distracted driving crashes in Texas, and nearly 500 people died because of those crashes.
Mona-liss Didelot with Texdot says answering a text takes about 5 seconds but that's valuable time when it comes to being behind the wheel.

A recent study found marijuana is also a leading factor of car crashes.
Some tips always have a designated driver.
If you have to take a phone call or send a text, pull over to the side of the road.