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WHBL: One In Three U.S. Teens Text While Driving, Survey Shows

“One in three teen drivers in the U.S. text while driving, new survey data suggests. And the number may be higher in states where teens start driving at younger ages. Researchers surveyed 101,397 teens age 14 and up, from 35 states, who had driven a vehicle in the past 30 days. All but one of the states had banned text messaging for drivers under age 21. Still, 38 percent of the teens said they had texted while driving at least once. The results make the case for stronger enforcement of laws on mobile phone use while driving but are also a warning to parents, Dr. Motao Zhu, the study’s senior author, told Reuters Health by phone.” Read more at WHBL