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Adults Text While Driving More Than Teens, Says Survey

In Uncategorized on March 28, 2013 at 11:56 am

I see it all the time. Between taking phone calls and texting and even checking social sites it is becoming even more dangerous out there. Put down your phone people!!!!

TechCrunch

It’s often been assumed that teens are one of the main culprits in the texting-while-driving epidemic in the U.S. It makes sense — teens are new drivers, and thus more reckless, and they also happen to be expert texters.

However, a new study funded by AT&T finds that adults actually text while driving more than kids. The study was taken from a pool of 1,011 consumers.

According to the survey, nearly half of all adults text while driving, whereas slightly fewer (43 percent) of teens admit to texting while driving. Perhaps worse, 98 percent adults who text while driving admit that they know it’s wrong but they do it anyways.

The survey was put together as part of AT&T’s It Can Wait campaign. If you’ve bought a phone from AT&T in the last year or watched any television, you know what I’m talking about. The It Can Wait campaign shows…

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