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Many Drivers Don't Say No To Dangers Of Texting

Posted on July 18, 2018
Keep your eyes on the road, not your phone!
Keep your eyes on the road, not your phone!

68% of people say they need a lot of convincing to believe in the dangers of texting and driving.

The Society for Risk Analysis reports people who text and drive are six times more likely to be involved in a car accident.

However, a study published in Risk Analysis: An International Journal found despite evidence texting while driving is dangerous, the "fear of missing out" and separation anxiety prevents people from following the law and abstaining from using their phones behind the wheel.

U.S. News & World Report article here

Related Topics: cellphones, driver behavior, driver safety, passenger safety, research and trends, Safety, safety education, smartphones, text messaging

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