26% Favor Complete Cell Phone Ban Behind the Wheel
Fewer adults than ever think there should be a complete ban on cell phone use while driving because most think drivers should be able to use hands-free devices.
A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey finds that 26% of American Adults still support a complete ban on cell phone use while driving, but that's down from 36% in 2011 and 38% in 2009. Sixty-nine percent (69%) think drivers should be allowed to use hands-free devices, the highest finding in surveys to date. (To see survey question wording, click here.)
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The survey of 1,000 American Adults was conducted on October 17-18, 2013 by Rasmussen Reports. The margin of sampling error is +/- 3 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence. Field work for all Rasmussen Reports surveys is conducted by Pulse Opinion Research, LLC. See methodology
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