Teens still texting while driving, survey says

The survey emphasizes the vital role of parents in fighting teen texting and driving.

The high-profile campaign against distracted driving, especially among young motorists, has seeped deep into the national culture: April is Distracted Driving Month, and the April 10 season premiere of the Fox teen hit TV show Glee features a distracted driving crash cliffhanger from last season.

Despite all that focus, a new survey from insurer State Farm indicates that many teens might still be ignoring the message.

The survey, conducted for State Farm by Harris Interactive, finds that just 43 percent of drivers ages 16 and 17 say they have never texted while driving—the same percentage as in the insurer’s first survey in 2010.…Read More