Two in Five Have Close Calls With Cell Phone Users

May 5, 2000

A new survey by Farmers Insurance Group shows 87 percent of adults believe using a cell phone while driving impairs a person’s ability to drive. And while only two percent of drivers said they had been in an accident in which one of the drivers was using a cell phone, more than 40 percent reported to having had close calls or near misses with a driver who was on the phone.

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