It’s easy to assume that teenagers are more guilty of texting and driving than adults; however, statistics indicate that this simply isn’t true. So what demographic is more likely to cause an auto accident while texting and driving around Salt Lake City, invoking a call to your lawyer? Research indicates that older, white, wealthy men text and drive the most — and that only 26 percent of teens text and drive.
Here’s an analytical look at current statistics regarding texting and driving demographics. Texting and driving — whether done while idling at a stoplight or while pulling out of the driveway — is always dangerous; the more you know about who is most likely to text and drive, the more you can do to avoid an accident.