63 Percent Under 30 Admit Driving While On Phone

63 percent under 30 admit driving while on phone

YONKERS, N.Y. (AP) -- The U.S. Department of Transportation and Consumer Reports magazine have released a poll that illustrates how widespread distracted driving is among young people and a plan to help fight it....

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