new survey of American drivers, from Nationwide Mutual Insurance, an American
Insurance company, shows up some concerning driving habits.
drivers putting in their contact lenses while driving...
nursing a baby... writing a grocery list... changing seats with a passenger...
reading a book... or watching a movie...
survey says that 73% of those questioned drive while talking on a cell phone,
only 16% drive at or below the speed limit, and 38% of respondents say they 'drive
a certain distance without any recollection of doing so'.
the heading of distractions that drivers say they would like but don't yet have
in their cars: 31% of drivers said they would like a fridge in their car, and
29% said they wanted internet access.
of the 1200 drivers between the ages of 18 and 60 questioned, 83% of drivers believe
they are safe.
while distracted accounts for 80% of all crashes on US roads.