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The Wall Street Journal reports on the surge in texting, making the use of a mobile device as a phone besides the point.
The study, released by the Pew Research Center, finds that one in four adults have texted while driving. A similar Pew Center study found the same number of teenagers have engaged in the same behavior.
Under a new law, parents of Northern Virginia teenagers will need to head back to school before their children can hit the open road.
Area drivers are less likely than others around the nation to support stricter penalties for drivers who use cell phones or text while driving.
Maryland's new cell phone law goes into effect in six months, banning talking on cell phones without a hands-free device.
President Obama's Executive Order on distracted driving will prohibit more than 4 million federal employees from texting behind the wheel while working or while using government vehicles and communications devices. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood says he's on a rampage about the issue.