Thursday, August 6, 2015

Social Media and FOMO Is Making Teens Terrible Drivers

"FOMO, an acronym for fear of missing out, is not just another
cloying bit of slang, report Liberty Mutual Insurance and the non-profit
SADD, an acronym for Students Against Destructive Decisions. In their
study of 1,622 high school juniors and seniors around the country, teen
drivers said they feel pressure to respond immediately to texts even
while driving and that they can’t help but peek at their phones when
notifications pop up in their apps. The expectations of their “always
on” lifestyles, the researchers say, have “potentially deadly
consequences.” "

FOMO Is Making Teens Terrible Drivers | TIME

Thanks to Time
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