Tag: Texting While Driving

Survey: Most people know texting while driving is dangerous, but people do it anyway

On behalf of The Paul Wilkinson Law Firm, LLC posted in Car Accidents Distracted Driving Texting While Driving on Friday, January 15, 2016.

Is there anyone who doesn't recognize that texting while driving is dangerous? A recent survey by State Farm Insurance revealed that 98 percent of drivers understand the danger associated with texting while driving, but 36 percent of the respondents admitted to engaging in this risky behavior anyway. Additionally, 86 percent said they know that using social media while behind the wheel is very distracting, but 21 percent said they browse social media and 16 percent said they post to their soc...