“The Zebra asked 2,600 people in 25 cities across the country how often they send text messages, read notifications, answer calls, adjust the radio, check social media, and more during a typical 30-minute drive.
New York City leads the country in distracted driving behavior, according to the survey. Boston checked in at 11th on the list.
The survey also identified the top distracted driving behaviors among motorists. In Boston, the 5 most common behaviors are as follows:
63.4% – read something on a phone or other device
54.8% – texted
50.4% – picked their nose
30.1% – cleaned dashboard or windows
24.7% – put on or take off clothing”
Read the entire article here.
Who would’ve thought that picking your nose would be #3 on a list of distracted driving reasons. Of course, it’s no surprise that texting and reading are the top two reasons. The truth is, it only takes a few seconds of distraction to result in a serious life-altering accident. Even if you think you have the road to yourself, an object may suddenly appear in your path making split-second decisions all the more necessary.
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