According to a new report, distracted driving is responsible for 10% of all accidents, racking up about 15 fatalities a day. Many places are adopting bans and restrictions; in Minnesota, minors are not allowed to talk on their phone while driving. But plenty of adults are prone to erratic driving while trying to use phones, as evidenced by a ride-along with Burnsville police, so some places have banned device use altogether. The danger and the increased awareness have led Washington to consider a nationwide ban on cell phone use while behind the wheel.
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