Unsafe drivers

People admit to bad behavior on the road

A recent study by the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety found that more drivers act unsafely behind the wheel than one might think. “There’s a culture of indifference for far too many drivers when it comes to road safety,” Cynthia Haaris, AAA spokeswoman for Northern California, said in a press release. Unsafe practices include driving while distracted, drowsy or impaired, speeding and not wearing a seatbelt. Here are statistics based on behavior over the past 30 days. The cost of that behavior is based on stats from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration: