Distracted Driving Study

One of the most pressing issues facing the United States today is dealing with the prevalence of “Distracted Driving Behaviors” due to increased use of digital devices while driving. Digital activities that cause distracted driving behaviors include: texting, mobile web browsing, and other uses.
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Many states are pushing for new legislation to control the use of digital devices while driving, such as outlawing digital devices while driving completely, or restricting their use. The question remains, however: are drivers adhering to these laws?
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In a recent Savitz study conducted for Plymouth Rock Insurance, we found widespread continued use of digital devices while driving despite the legislation that bans it. This disconcerting report prompts us to think about these laws and driver’s willingness to adhere to them. Read on for further details about the study.
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Distracted Driving Study Ad Release