A survey by the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety in the US has found distracted driving to be the biggest safety threat felt by American drivers after drunken driving.

While 90% of drivers named drunk driving as the biggest danger, 87% of drivers said that they felt distractions such as reading, sending text messages or e-mails.where equally dangerous

Over two thirds of people surveyed admitted to talking on a cell phone and 21% admitted to reading or sending a text message or e-mail while driving.