Will a graphic video stop teens from texting while driving?
Broadcast: Midmorning, 09/03/2009, 9:45 a.m.
A researcher of distraction and driving talks about the new PSA that students in the U.K. will have to watch. It's a graphic depiction of a horrendous car crash that begins with a teenaged girl texting behind the wheel.
- David Strayer: In recent years texting has become an increasingly popular form of communication, but the dangers of texting while driving have raised concerns.
- NPR story on the texting while driving. WARNING: This site contains video that is very graphic.
- Applied Cognition Laboratory at the University of Utah