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: Stimulus Check Update: Is A Fourth Relief Payment Coming?
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: Man Accused Of Leaving Rep. Madeleine Dean Vulgar Voicemails During Donald Trump Impeachment Trial
Experts believe interactive presentations have some ability to raise their awareness.MORE NEWS: Police: 21-Year-Old Man Killed In West Philadelphia Shooting
“After the interactive presentation, teenage drivers were more likely to correctly identify different types of distracted driving,” the researchers concluded.