(WTNH) – You know him from TV, and buses. Carter Mario shares what inspired him to launch his campaign against driving and texting.

CarterCares Scholarship is an outreach effort for financial assistance for CT highschoolers as they journey on to high education and pursue their careers. The campaign also focuses on the dangers of distracted driving. Students that can enter are graduating high school seniors who put together either an essay or video on a given topic.

Watch the video to see some of the shocking statistics.http://www.cartermario.com/