Many Young Drivers Text Despite the Risk

PR Newswire - May 8, 2012

Accord­ing to a Con­sumer Reports sur­vey (June, 2012 edi­tion), 8 in 10 young dri­vers between 16 and 21 years of age say tex­ting behind the wheel is dan­ger­ous, yet near­ly one-third (29 per­cent) of them admit to doing it. Most said they saw oth­er young dri­vers doing it, and almost half said they had wit­nessed mom or dad talk­ing on a hand-held phone while dri­ving.

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