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Nearly 1 in 4 Adults Surf the Web While Driving

cartechboy (2660665) writes | about 10 months ago

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cartechboy (2660665) writes "A new survey out this week says that the number of motorists who surf the Web has nearly doubled over the past four years. In 2009, 13 percent of motorists admitted that they'd accessed the Internet while driving. In 2013, that figure had jumped to 24 percent. Smartphones are the primary culprit, making the unsafe task even easier. Other distracted driving behavior is on the rise, too, and younger drivers are the biggest issue — 76 percent of motorists 18 to 29 said that they talked on a hand-held cell phone while driving. 70 percent said they were texting. Keep in mind we have states legislating smartphone use task by task, which clearly doesn't help."
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Just as long as they stop texting... (1)

mschaffer (97223) | about 10 months ago | (#45416341)

Just as long as they stop texting it shoudl be ok.

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