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previous Stats: Distractions Take Focus off The Road
  • While only 28 percent of teens correctly believe that talking on a cell phone while driving makes a major difference to driving safety, the overwhelming majority (79 percent) recognize text messaging while driving as a very dangerous behavior.
Source:
Winston FK, et al. Eds. Driving Through the Eyes of Teens, A Closer Look. Published by The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia and State Farm Insurance Companies®. 2009.
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