Study: Adults As Guilty As Teens In Texting While Driving

A study released Friday by The Pew Research Center's Internet & American Life Project says adults and teenagers are equally likely to have texted while driving. And adults are more likely to have chatted on their phones while driving.

  • Auto Incorrect: Adults, Not Teens, Most Guilty Of Texting And Driving
    A new study published by the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety confirms that Americans text way too much while driving. Interestingly, teenagers aren’t the main culprits. It’s adults ... a parent or guardian) texting while driving.
    02/12/2015 - 12:32 am | View Link
  • More adults than teens admit to texting behind the wheel
    But adults are just as guilty. "I've done it ... It was a wakeup call," said Omer Faizi. A new study from AT&T shows 49 percent of adults admit to texting while driving. That's more than the teens, at 43percent. Nearly all the adults said they texted ...
    03/28/2013 - 6:23 pm | View Link
  • AT&T Study: Adults Text And Drive More Than Teens, Half Of Commuters Guilty Overall (VIDEO)
    Like Us on Facebook The recent study, conducted by AT&T with SKDKnickerbocker and Beck Research, indicates that adults are actually more likely to text while out on the road than teens are according to USA Today. Almost half of all adults admit to texting ...
    03/28/2013 - 7:46 am | View Link
  • Study: Adults admit to texting while driving more than teens
    has found that 27% of American adults admit to texting while driving. If the teenagers who answered the poll were all telling the truth, that means that more adults are guilty of TWD than teens, who came in at 26%. Even more damning for the Do As I Say ...
    06/24/2010 - 1:00 pm | View Link
  • Are teens or adults more likely to text while driving?
    A new study by the Pew Research Center's Internet & American Life Project says adults are more likely to text while driving ... adults and teens have talked on the phone while driving - 74 percent of adults that have cell phones are guilty of doing so ...
    06/22/2010 - 10:13 am | View Link
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  • New VTTI study results continue to highlight the dangers ...
    Recently released results from a new Virginia Tech Transportation Institute (VTTI) naturalistic driving study continue to show that distracted driving is a tangible ...
    03/29/2015 - 9:36 pm | View Website
  • Texting while driving
    Research . The scientific literature on the dangers of driving while sending a text message from a mobile phone, or driving while texting, is limited but growing.
    03/29/2015 - 6:34 am | View Website
  • U.S. Teen Mobile Report Calling Yesterday, Texting Today ...
    If it seems like American teens are texting all the time, it’s probably because on average they’re sending or receiving 3,339 texts a month.
    03/29/2015 - 6:27 am | View Website
  • Can Too Much Texting Make Teens Shallow?
    Teens and young adults who text frequently -- such as more than 300 text messages a day -- may be risking more than sore thumbs, according to a new study.
    03/29/2015 - 5:23 am | View Website
  • Texting While Driving Dangerous for Teens
    May 5, 2009 -- Driving while text messaging or fiddling with an MP3 player is dangerous -- even more hazardous than talking on a cell phone, a new study shows.
    03/29/2015 - 3:00 am | View Website
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