US adults text-and-drive like teenagers

Release Date 19 Jun, 2010 in CBC-ca

 
   

Nation Digest

Washington Post - 19 Jun, 2010
A study says adults and teenagers are equally likely to have texted while driving but adults are more likely to have chatted on their phones while driving. ...

Adult Drivers Use Cell Phones As Much As Teens

TIME (blog) - Sora Song - 19 Jun, 2010
A new survey on cell-phone distraction while driving finds that adult motorists are just as likely as teens to text behind the wheel, and even more likely ...

Pew: Adults More Likely to Text and Drive Than Teens

PC Magazine - Chloe Albanesius - 19 Jun, 2010
The average teenager sends 1500 text messages each month, but when it comes to texting and driving, adult Americans are more likely than their younger ...

Texting while driving: Adults are just as bad as teens, study finds

Christian Science Monitor - Adam Hadhazy - 19 Jun, 2010
Texting while driving is just as common among adults as it is among teens, a new study has found. What's more, adults are more likely to talk on the phone ...

Summary Box: Teen drivers not worst text culprits

BusinessWeek - 19 Jun, 2010
By AP SURVEY SAYS: A new study from The Pew Research Center's Internet & American Life Project says adults are as likely as teenagers to have texted while ...

Adults Out-Text Teens While Driving

BusinessWeek - Olga Kharif - 19 Jun, 2010
Adults are more likely than teenagers to send or read text messages while driving a vehicle, a study by the Pew Research Center found. ...

Study: Teens not the worst text-driving culprits

The Associated Press - Rachel Metz - 19 Jun, 2010
SAN FRANCISCO " If you're about to warn your teenager about the dangers of texting or talking on the phone while driving, a new report suggests you look in ...

One in four US adults, teens have texted while driving: Pew

AFP - 19 Jun, 2010
WASHINGTON " US adults are just as likely as teenagers to text while driving, with one in four saying they have sent mobile phone messages while behind the ...

US adults text-and-drive like teenagers

CBC.ca - 19 Jun, 2010
Adults don't differ from teens when it comes to texting while driving " and many more of them talk on cellphones while driving, new research suggests. ...

Adults as likely to text while driving as teens, study says

CNN - Eva Vasquez - 19 Jun, 2010
About half of adult texters say they have texted while driving, while a third of texting teens say they have, ...

Adults more likely than teens to text and drive, men more than women

The Inquisitr - 19 Jun, 2010
In a 2009 Pew Internet & American Life Project study they found that 47 percent of adults who actually use text messaging admitted that they would text and ...

More adults are texting and driving than teens are

Afterdawn.com - 19 Jun, 2010
According to a new study by the Pew Research Center, adults are more likely than teenagers to text while driving, with 47 percent of respondents saying they ...

Adults Text-N-Drive More Than Most Teens

Top Tech Reviews - John S. on June - 19 Jun, 2010
We have seen many people walking, sitting and driving while texting, but a new study shows those that are driving while texting are adults. ...

Adults Are Guilty of Driving and Texting, Too

IntoMobile (blog) - Marc Flores - 19 Jun, 2010
If you think driving and text messaging is a huge mistake committed only by teens, you are sorely mistaken. Or perhaps you know that it's not limited to ...

Teens Will Be Out of School Soon. Look Out for Texting and Driving.

InjuryBoard.com (blog) - Emily Mapp Brannon - 19 Jun, 2010
If you have spent any time around teenagers these days, you know how often they text. You can see them texting at restaurants, in the middle of ...

Texting While Driving Not Just a Teen Issue [REPORT]

Mashable (blog) - 19 Jun, 2010
There have been numerous reports (and even public service announcements) about the problem of teens texting while driving. However, new research indicates ...

Distracted Driving: Adults Just as Reckless as Teens

National Journal (blog) - Eliza Krigman - 19 Jun, 2010
Older and wiser? Adult drivers are just as likely as teens to text while driving and significantly more likely to talk on cellphones while ...

Adults And Teens Equally Likely To Text While Driving

WebProNews (blog) - Mike Sachoff - 19 Jun, 2010
American adults are just as likely to have texted while driving as teenagers and are significantly more likely than teens to have talked on ...

Adults Text While Driving Too!

Pew Research Center - 19 Jun, 2010
Adults are just as likely as teens to have texted while driving and are substantially more likely to have talked on the phone while driving. ...

Adults text while driving as much as teens do

VatorNews - Ronny Kerr - 19 Jun, 2010
One of your friends liked your comment on Facebook. Someone in your Twitter network checked-in to the local Starbucks for free Wi-Fi. ...

Adults and Cell Phone Distractions

The Pew Internet and American Life Project - Mary Madden, Lee Rainie - 19 Jun, 2010
One in four (27%) American adults say they have texted while driving, the same proportion as the number of driving age teens ...

Adults on texting and driving: do as I say, not as I do

Ars Technica - Jacqui Cheng - 19 Jun, 2010
Adults who should know better are just as guilty of texting and driving as are teenagers, according to ...

Adults Just As Likely As Teens To Text Message While Driving

wwwery (blog) - 19 Jun, 2010
A study by the Pew Internet and American Life Project revealed that adults are just as likely as teens to have texted when driving and are even more likely ...

 

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