That’s great news for teens, as well as their worried parents. It can be tough to let your child loose on the open road at first. But the decrease is definitely good news. It’s a pretty significant drop, too, at about a third less fatal accidents as a result of distracted driving in teens.
The new study shows that laws that ban cell phone use while driving appear to be working. It’s a bit of a shocking turnaround actually because so many people do still use their phones while driving. Whether it be for navigation purposes, talking, or texting, it’s hard to ban all cell phone use while on the road.