‘Lost in Thought’ Tops Phone Use Among Drivers in Fatal Crashes

‘Lost in Thought’ Tops Phone Use Among Drivers in Fatal Crashes

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Auto insurers including State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Co. and Allstate Corp. have publicized the risks of distracted driving. Carriers have been urging motorists to focus on operating their vehicles as mobile phones and cars add features that can take driver’s attention off the road.