The largest ever study showed that 88% of drivers use driving mobile device
Frightening results of research conducted by the American company Zendrive, was published recently. It lasted three months, the study involved about 3.1 million drivers who during this time has made 570 million trips with a total length of more than 8 billion km, and More large-scale studies nobody spent.
In 88% of trips to varying degrees, the driver uses a mobile phone or smartphone. Over an hour the driver spends about 3.5 minutes of time to be distracted by a mobile device. Simple calculations show that out of 8 billion km, which drove the drivers in the test group, 467 million km they have done, without paying due attention to traffic.
Just two seconds that you spend, glancing from the road on a smartphone display, is enough to increase the likelihood of an accident by 20 times. During this time, the car moving at a speed of 90 km/h, passing a distance comparable to the length of two basketball courts.
In recent years, the number of accidents that occurred due to carelessness of drivers has increased significantly. A simple desire to change the music on your smartphone could eventually cost the lives of drivers, passengers and pedestrians. Don’t forget that driving.