As a simple function of iOS can save hundreds of lives

Mode “do Not disturb the driver“cell phone notification sounds when a user gets behind the wheel, led to the fact that 8% of users refused to use the iPhone on the road. Such data results American insurance company EverQuote, basing his conclusion on the results of the survey, which involved almost half a million people.

The survey showed that 41% of respondents didn’t even know about the existence of the function “do Not disturb the driver.” About 15% of those who have tried the innovation, refused to use it after the first application, saying that their driving experience enough to monitor the screen and the road. 75% of them found it very useful, but admitted that still use the smartphone. About a third of users said that only trust the technology of auto pilot and GPS-Navigator with the function of the forecast traffic.

Statistics show that the average driver uses their smartphone for 88 seconds for every 20 minutes of the trip. According to experts, this is equivalent to driving blindfolded. In these moments, the brain of the driver is focused more on the contents of the screen than on the road, which greatly increases the likelihood of becoming a perpetrator of road accidents.

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