May 11, 2013

Texting While Driving Now Responsible For More Teen Deaths Than Drunk Driving

78221-Gwent_PSA.jpeg Texting while driving has now replaced drunk driving as the number one cause of death among US teenagers, according to new research from the Cohen Children’s Medical Center of New York. [via RedOrbit]

quotemarksright.jpgAccording to the study, more than 3,000 teens die each year as a result of sending SMS messages while operating a motor vehicle. In comparison, approximately 2,700 are killed as a result of driving while under the influence of alcohol, CBS New York reported on Thursday.quotesmarksleft.jpg

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