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More people are texting and driving, and a Virginia Tech researcher believes future cars can reduce the risks.
A woman who prosecutors say was texting and driving when she hit and killed a motorcyclist has been charged with negligent manslaughter by motor vehicle.
Three New Jersey judges decided on Tuesday that when it comes to texting and driving, you don't have to be the one behind the wheel to get in trouble.
"This is really a huge problem," says the study's lead author, Dr. Andrew Adesman
Sixty nine percent of Americans between the ages of 18 and 64 say they talked on the phone while driving in the past 30 days. That's compared to just 21 percent in Britain.
Virginia would match D.C. and Maryland's texting while driving bans and has sent a bill cracking down on the practice to the governor.
Virginia is considering tougher penalties for some people who text and drive.
Texting while driving is prevalent and few would argue that it's dangerous and even deadly. Now, a mobile phone app might be putting some at ease.