40% of Teens Admit to Texting While Driving

June 13, 2014 3:36 PM

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40% of Teens Admit to Texting While Driving

We know teenagers can sometimes be up to no good, but the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention can tell us exactly what they're up to. Although smoking rates are down for the adolescents, many reported texting while driving.

On Thursday, the CDC published a press release, "Cigarette Smoking Among U.S. High School Students at Lowest Level in 22 Years," and it also documented other behaviors of teenagers, including physical fights, sexual activity, texting while driving, computer use, healthy habits, and others.

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