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43% of Drivers Ignore No-Texting Laws

Published on August 4, 2016

At simpletexting.com, we’re always interested in finding out about how and where people are using their phones to send and receive text messages.  One of the most controversial times for people to send and receive text messages is while driving.

To find out how often people are texting while driving we conducted a study amongst 500 individuals that admitted to texting while driving within the past 30 days.  The study, conducted via Google Consumer Surveys, highlighted a number of interesting facts:

43% of Drivers Ignore No-Texting Laws

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Drivers Don’t Use the Hands-Free Technology In Their Car

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iPhone Users Text While Driving The Most

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Most Individuals That Text While Drive Have Not Been Pulled Over

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Baby Boomers Pulled Over More So Than Any Other Age Group

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Individuals That Admit to Texting While Driving Say They Rarely Do So

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