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Texting While Driving: A Problem for All Ages

Although teenagers are the most common target for anti-texting and driving PSAs, an analysis of infractions in Washington state shows the problem is hardly confined to the youngest age bracket. The Washington State Patrol reviewed the 2,261 traffic stops where officers issued tickets or warnings for texting while driving and found that more than half of violators were over the age of 30. The youngest stop was 16, while the oldest was an 81-year-old. Perhaps more troubling is the fact … Continue reading

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