UI's McGehee says adults more open about texting-while-driving

UI's McGehee says adults more open about texting-while-driving

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Thursday, March 28, 2013
Iowa lawmaker crashes car in texting demonstration: Iowa state Rep. Phyllis Thede, D-Bettendorf, takes part in AT&T's It Can Wait demonstration on the dangers of texting and driving at the Iowa Capitol on Wednesday.

Daniel McGehee, director of the Human Factors and Vehicle Safety Research Program at the University of Iowa, says adults are more open than teens about texting-while-driving because they don't fear reprisals and figure they don't have anything to lose.

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