NSC Finds Loved Ones – Not Friends or Work – Pressure Us Most to Drive Distracted

Itasca, IL – Today the National Safety Council released survey results showing 82% of Americans feel the most pressure from their families to drive distracted. The finding not only sheds light on why Americans continue to drive distracted, but also underscores their ongoing struggle to accurately assess risk. Two-thirds of drivers felt unsafe because of another driver’s distraction, but far fewer – just 25 percent – recognized that their own distractions have put themselves or others at risk.

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