PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – A new study reveals distracted driving is at an all-time high among younger drivers.
The study looked at 3,000 teens to compile the results and is published in the Journal of Transportation Safety and Security.READ MORE: Philadelphia Weather: Flood Warnings Across Tri-State Area As Nor'easter Dumps 2 to 3 Inches On Region
The study also revealed that while most teens understand the risks of texting while driving, they are less aware of other distractions, like eating and drinking in the car.READ MORE: Crashes, Wet Roads Plaguing Philadelphia Area On Tuesday Commute
Experts believe interactive presentations have some ability to raise their awareness.MORE NEWS: Man Shot And Killed Reportedly Trying To Break Into Ex-Girlfriend's Home, Philadelphia Police Say
“After the interactive presentation, teenage drivers were more likely to correctly identify different types of distracted driving,” the researchers concluded.