Study: Texas Among Top 20 States With Most Distracted Drivers

Style Magazine Newswire | 4/21/2017, 10 a.m.
According to a new study, distracted driving is probably worse than you think, with drivers looking at their smartphones on ...

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 According to a new study, distracted driving is probably worse than you think, with drivers looking at their smartphones on 88 out of 100 trips.The study conducted by Zendrive has Texas as the 17th worse state for phone-distracted drivers. The study found that during an hour-long trip, drivers in the U.S. spent a average of 3.5-minutes using their phones. By state, the most phone-distracted driving is being done in Vermont – where drivers on average used their phones for 4.4 minutes per hour. Mississippi, Louisiana, and Alabama filled the next closet spots. Oregon had the least distracted drivers, with folks behind the wheel only spending 2.2 minutes per hour on their phones.