US still drives and phones
- Published: 15 Mar 2013 at 00.49
- Online news:
WASHINGTON - More than two-thirds of American motorists use a mobile phone while driving despite recent laws in many jurisdictions banning the practice, a survey showed Thursday.
A police officer flags down a driver who was talking on his cell phone on September 21, 2010, in Washington, DC.
The study released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention found that 69 per cent of US drivers talked on their cell phone while driving within the 30 days before they were surveyed.
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