Cellphones, distractions, booze—a deadly combination

The news is mixed when it comes to roadway safety numbers.
Since the 1980s, drunk driving deaths in the U.S. have decreased by 51 percent overall and by over 80 percent for those 21 and younger. But the bad news is that distracted driving, especially among teens, accounts for 60 percent of all accidents on the road despite laws aimed at cracking down on distracted driving.
It seems we’ve fixed one problem only to be faced with another.
Safety experts and law enforcement want young motorists trav...

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