Drivers Pan Texting Behind The Wheel, But Do It Anyway

Posted by on May 20, 2009 at 1:03 pm.

The overwhelming majority of mobile phone users believe driving while texting (DWT) should be banned, but many who frown on the practice do it anyway, according to a survey of 5,000 mobile phone users released Wednesday.The survey, released by voice-recognition provider Vlingo, found that 83% of the survey respondents thought DWT should be banned outright while about 60% of younger drivers admitted to texting while behind the wheels of their vehicles. Not surprisingly, the younger the driver, the more likely the driver is to text while driving.

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