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Distracted driving is becoming a vice. Joining the list of behaviours that teens know are risky but engage in nonetheless. According to a survey by Consumer Reports, half of all teens surveyed had used a handheld phone while driving in the past 30 days, while 30 percent copped to texting.
And what's more disturbing is that eight percent said they operated a smart phone app and seven percent used email or social media while driving. This is definitely a bad habit that needs to be curbed.
Even though we've seen public service announcements attempting to make teens and others aware of the dangers of distracted driving, the survey says that while its working there are still who engage in distracted driving.
CR found that positive peer pressure could help curb the behavior, as almost 50 percent said they were less likely to talk on the a handheld cell phone or text if they had a buddy in the car. Check out a PSA of the dangers of distracted driving after the jump.