Research + News | Topic: Distracted Driving
Oct 14, 2022
Teen Drivers Often Unsafe On The Road With Speeding And Handheld Cellphone Use
Study finds teen drivers speed on 40% of road trips; text on 30% of road trips. Read the article here.
Jul 13, 2021
Teens Who Text While Driving May Take Other Risks Behind The Wheel
Those who used cellphones while behind the wheel were more likely to report other risky driving behaviors such as speeding, aggressive passing and running red lights. Read the article here.
Mar 15, 2021
Young Drivers Talking On Smartphones More Likely To Run Red Lights, Drive Intoxicated
Using a hand-held phone while driving is a major safety hazard at any age. Read the article here.
Nov 18, 2020
The Common Sense Census: Media Use by Kids Age Zero to Eight, 2020
The latest research from Common Sense Media is now available. Access the report here.
Mar 3, 2020
The Terror Of Teen Drivers: Parents Track Their Kids Without Being In The Car
Apps allow parents and insurers to track teen drivers, though sometimes it backfires. Read the article here.
Apr 23, 2019
Driving While Distracted
Distracted driving is already enough of a hazard—thousands are killed each year in accidents where a driver is messing with a phone, texting or reading a text, talking, whatever. Read the full article here.
Apr 9, 2019
Too Many Drivers On Social Media While Around Emergency First Responders
Distracted driving is putting emergency first responders at risk, according to a new study. Read the article here.
Aug 27, 2018
2 In 5 Teens Text While Driving, Survey Shows
Nearly 40 percent of teen drivers in the United States say they text while driving, a new survey finds. Read the article here.
May 3, 2017
Parental Advisory: Platforms Let Parents Monitor Their Children’s Activities
Modern technology presents new challenges for parents, who grapple over how much screen time they should allow their children and the impact of the digital world on their lives. Read the article here.
Feb 15, 2017
Millennials Eclipse Teens As Worst Drivers On The Road, AAA Study Finds
Rookie teenage drivers have long been seen as the worst motorists on the road, but now there’s evidence that their older cousins – millennials – may be the most reckless people behind the wheel.
Read the article here.