The vast majority of drivers understand the danger cell phones present on our roadways, but survey data from Farmers Insurance reveals a significant gap between this belief and drivers’ actual behavior.
According to the survey, 87 percent of drivers surveyed believe that people who use their phone behind the wheel pose a danger to others. Yet, 53 percent of those drivers admit to making a call behind the wheel and 45 percent admit to sending, reading or receiving a text message.
Farmers offers its safe-driving app, Signal, to help drivers recognize behaviors that may be taking their attention off the road and earn a discount for focused driving.2 The insurer also recently launched CrashAssist within the Signal app, a feature that can detect crashes and help connect drivers to emergency and support services. Signal users can receive push notifications should a crash be detected then be connected with emergency services, and get help reporting a claim.
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