Teens continue to text from behind the wheel, even though they are aware of the associated dangers. And, parents are enabling it, according to findings from a 2011 teen driving study by Liberty Mutual Insurance and Students Against Destructive Decisions (SADD).
More than half (59 percent) of the 2,294 high school students surveyed said texting while driving was very/extremely distracting, but 53 percent said they text while they drive at least sometimes, and 28 percent admit doing so often or very often.
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