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09 March 2011

Third of people SMS while driving

A new poll shows young drivers are more likely to use cell phones while driving, and that 30% of them have recently texted from behind the wheel, US transportation officials said.

A new poll shows young drivers are more likely to use cell phones while driving, and that 30% of them have recently texted from behind the wheel, US transportation officials said.

Among the findings are that 63% of respondents under 30-years-old reported using a handheld phone while driving in the past 30 days, the Department of Transportation said.

 
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