Distracted Driving: State of the Risk


Record-breaking distracted driving has created a great deal of alarm on the roadways, with more frequent and dangerous crashes – many of which are caused by cell phone use – becoming part of the norm in the U.S. While the coronavirus pandemic upended traffic patterns, these trends have continued long past the height of the health crisis and pose a significant risk to both the wellbeing of drivers and the viability of personal auto lines. Progress is needed, and telematics may be a necessary facet in improving the safety of roadways, as well as helping lower premiums for motorists.

(As of January 22, 2024)

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