texting while driving

  • Do Not Disturb While Driving feature rolls out in Apple’s newest iOS 11 beta

    Do Not Disturb While Driving feature rolls out in Apple’s newest iOS 11 beta

    Distracted driving has become a national safety crisis because of the rise of smartphones. With the release of iOS 11’s latest beta on Wednesday, testers can now get their hands on one of the new mobile operating system’s most important — if not most glamorous — new features: a long-needed “Do Not Disturb While Driving” mode. Read More

  • Adults Text While Driving More Than Teens, Says Survey

    Adults Text While Driving More Than Teens, Says Survey

    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. Read More

  • 48% of U.S. drivers age 18 to 24 admit to texting while driving


    According to a new survey by FindLaw, nearly half of U.S. drivers between 18 and 24 say they have sent a text message, IM or e-mail while driving. But, thankfully, less than 2% of drivers age 55 and over admitted to the same multitasking urge. FindLaw broke its survey results down by age group: 48% of those 18 to 24 admitted to texting while driving
    27% of 25-34 year-olds
    19% of 35-44 year-olds
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