Adults didn’t do much better when it came to talking on their cell phones while driving. The study found that 61 percent of adults talk on their cell phones while driving, compared to 43 percent of sixteen- and seventeen-year-olds.
The study is important because cell phone use while driving leads to many serious accidents every year. Cell phone use and driving is not just a problem among teenage drivers. The study recommends that both adults and teenagers be taught the dangers of distracted driving, put down their phones, and concentrate on driving safely.