Texting While Driving is a Killer and Here’s Why!
We all know by now that texting and driving has killed many teens and other demographics within the United States, even Edgar Snyder knows! What we haven’t seen is a comprehensive breakdown of the numbers and USA Today’s article on Texting and Driving has brought us them below:
According to the aforementioned article:
Overall, 87% of respondents agreed that it is dangerous to text or check e-mail while driving, though 18% said they cannot “resist the urge” to use their phones behind the wheel, according to the survey by the University of Southern California Annenberg Center for the Digital Future and Bovitz Inc.
The survey asked 904 drivers about texting and e-mailing behavior while in the car. Responses varied by age, with 17% of Millennials ages 18-34, admitting to always or often sending or checking online messages while driving. Whereas, 7% of 35-54-year-olds admitted to doing so.