Teens not only distracted drivers

By Anthony Antoine | aantoine@wcia.com

Published 11/13 2013 12:16PM

Updated 11/13 2013 12:21PM

NATIONAL -- A study says older people are texting while driving as much as teenagers. State Farm surveyed 1,000 people in July. It found drivers, 30+ with cell phones is at an all-time high.

It jumped from 60% in 2011 to 86%. It's the same number for teenagers.

Social media is a leading cause of distracted driving. The National Safety Council says more than 800,000 crashes involved cell phones this year.

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