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Texting

Recently a report was released stating that texting while driving has become a greater hazard than drinking and driving among teenagers.  The report by researchers at Cohen Children’s Medical Center is the latest study to emphasize the dangers of driving while distracted.  The report found that during the study period an estimated 49% of boys between 15 and 18 admitted texting while driving compared with 45% of girls.  The study further found that laws banning texting weren’t working as there were no differences between states that did have such laws, and those that did not.  The report found texting to be the worst type of distraction since it involves manual, visual and mental distractions. Continue reading “Texting”