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Preventing Teen Texting And Driving

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Motorola invented the first “cellphone” in 1973, which was about the size of a football. Since then, cellphones have gotten smaller, faster, and smarter. Laws on government and state level have had to catch up with this rapidly changing market, and some success has been made. Since 1975, the average number of fatal car accidents among teens 16-19 has decreased about 40%. However, there is still room for improvement, as more than 50% of teens today admit to texting and driving. I believe that preventing texting and driving starts at a young age, and not when teens have their hands on their first cell phone and get behind the wheel. Preventing teens from texting and driving is not an easy task. Despite statistics and campaigns against texting
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