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Drivers still texting despite ban

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Current Event January 8, 2014

Drivers Still Texting Despite Ban


More than 41 states have laws against texting and driving, but thousands of people are still using their cell phones while they drive. So does imposing a texting ban while driving actually decrease auto accidents? The data says no, listen to this story to learn why not.

Civics/Government

Story Length: 3:50

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National Public Radio © 2013 National Public Radio, Inc. Used with the permission of NPR. All rights reserved.

AIR DATE: 12/06/2013


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