Study: Adults As Guilty As Teens In Texting While Driving

A study released Friday by The Pew Research Center's Internet & American Life Project says adults and teenagers are equally likely to have texted while driving. And adults are more likely to have chatted on their phones while driving.

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  • Texting while driving
    Texting while driving, also called texting and driving, is the act of composing, sending, reading text messages, email, or making other similar use of the web on a ...
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