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Which Age Group Is the Worst About Texting-and-Driving?

We hadn’t seen a good texting-and-driving study in a while.  And a new one looked at which age group is the WORST about it.  Yep, you guessed it . . . it’s millennials.  Here are six stats from the survey . . .

1.  86% of millennials admitted they sometimes use their phone while driving.  That’s compared to 72% of Gen Xers, and 49% of Baby Boomers.

2.  79% of millennials said they sometimes glance at incoming calls or text messages, which was also higher than anyone else.

3.  54% also said they sometimes SEND texts and emails while driving, which is five times higher than Baby Boomers.

4.  A third of millennials use social media behind the wheel, compared to 1 in 7 Gen Xers and only 3% of Boomers.

5.  Millennials are the most likely to drive aggressively . . . 47% do it.

6.  And millennials love to multi-task behind the wheel, meaning things like eating or applying make-up.  63% do it.

(PR Newswire)



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