An escalating topic is texting and driving among teenagers with the rise of cell phone technology. The consequences of driving while texting can be as severe as drunk driving but few teens assign it as much meaning. Having a talk and showing what can happen when you’re not paying attention can be a strong motivator for teenagers to obey the law and avoid driving and texting. Violent crashes have taken the lives of many people due to being on the phone while driving and not even celebrities are immune to the consequences. It is just as important for parents to stay off the phone while driving to set an example for teens. More than nine people are killed due to a distracted driver each day in the United States.
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Brutally Honest: How to Keep Your Teens From Texting and Driving