Younger drivers overwhelmingly mark texting while driving as the most dangerous thing to do behind the wheel. Other major dangerous picks included drunk driving and talking on a cell phone while driving.
70 mph limit blamed in increase of Iowa highway deaths
Published September 04, 2012
Highway deaths are on the rise in Iowa since the state raised its speed limit from 65 mph 70 mph in 2005, the Des Moines Register reports .
State records show that fatalities on rural interstates have increased 10 percent even as the number of traffic deaths on the rest of the Iowa’s road network have dropped to levels not seen since World War II.