Despite laws, more drivers texting behind the wheel


By Joan Lowy
Chicago Sun-Times

WASHINGTON — For all the criticism and new legal bans, texting by drivers just keeps increasing, especially among younger motorists.

A national survey, the first government study of its kind on distracted driving, found:
Nearly 2 out of every 10 drivers and half of drivers ages 21 to 24 say they are texting behind the wheel

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