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  • Legal prohibitions against and various limitations on cell phone use were among the top four motivations that teens said could keep them from using a cell phone while driving.
  • Insurance discounts were the second most popular potential motivator.
  • When asked to choose the people who would be able to influence their use of a cell phone while driving, 66 percent of teens said their parents would.
  • Forty-seven percent said their peers would have the same influence.
Source:
Winston FK, et al. Eds. Driving: Through the Eyes of Teens. Published by The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia and State Farm Insurance Companies®. 2007.
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