Survey: Distracted driving on the rise
A new survey by insurance company State Farm finds the number of people driving distracted by their smartphones has increased dramatically since 2009. The online survey of 1,000 drivers nationwide found drivers between the ages of 18-29 used the internet 48 percent of the time while driving. That is up from 29 percent in 2009. Twenty-one percent of drivers in the same age group read social media sites while driving in 2009. That number jumped to 36 percent in 2012.
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