Messaging & Collaboration Slideshow: Texting While Driving: The Real Mobility Risk

By Don Reisinger  |  Posted 03-23-2011
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Texting While Driving: The Real Mobility Risk

Texting While Driving: The Real Mobility Risk

More than one third of U.S. smartphone owners compose at least one text message while driving each day, according to the Strategy Analytics Consumer Insights report.
We already know you're worried about your mobile workers, particularly when it comes to managing them, their devices, and the information they're accessing at large. Here's another cause for concern: Your road warriors may very well be actively chatting or texting while driving. Employees who use their mobile devices while driving are a massive risk for companies. A recent study finds that the effects of texting while driving are worse than driving drunk. If an employee during work hours gets into an accident or, worse, hurts themselves or someone else because they're texting while driving, your company could potentially be at risk. Realizing that, we thought it would be a good time to give you a look at the latest research on the dangers of text messaging and mobile phone use while driving, as well as the latest on state rules and regulations.


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