Ways of handling mobile phones while driving in India 2017

This statistic represents the results of a survey in 2017 across eight cities in India about the ways drivers handle their mobile phones while driving. During the survey period, a majority of drivers, about 42 percent said they hold the phone in their hand while driving, while about seven percent each said they use the mobile phone's speakerphone feature or use the built-in car system.

Ways of handling mobile phones while driving across India in 2017

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Sources

Release date

April 2017

Region

India

Survey time period

2017

Number of respondents

1,749 drivers

Age group

18 years and older

Special properties

Among respondents who own a mobile phone and drive a two or four wheeler regularly across eight cities

Method of interview

Questionnaire

Supplementary notes

According to the source, within each city, four categories of drivers were surveyed: two-wheeler drivers, four-wheeler drivers, truck/bus drivers and auto-rickshaw drivers. Cities surveyed: Delhi, Chennai, Jaipur, Bengaluru, Mangaluru, Kanpur, Mumbai and Kolkata.

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