POSTED: Tuesday, March 8, 2011 - 12:04pm
UPDATED: Tuesday, March 8, 2011 - 6:26pm
A new poll shows that distracted driving is widespread among young people.
The U.S. Department of Transportation and Consumer Reports Magazine have released a poll that says 63% of people under 30 acknowledge driving while using a handheld phone, and 30 percent say they've sent text messages while behind the wheel.
Is this a problem in El Paso? We spoke with authorities and teens to find out more. Tune into Newschannel 9 at 5 p.m. or KTSM.com later today, to get the details.