When it comes to the bring-your-own-device trend, company managers have a lot to think about, including the security of data and controlling access to the corporate network. They might need to add driver safety to the list.

A new survey from IDC Manufacturing Insights shows that almost 50 percent of consumers consider it vital to have access to a phone in the vehicle. While only about one-quarter of all consumers consider it vital to use the phone for business when in the vehicle, almost half of the baby boomer population surveyed (consumers between the ages of 45 and 65) consider it vital to access the phone in the vehicle for business and applications.

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