NEW YORK - The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, state attorneys general and state consumer protection agencies are launching a new campaign aimed at stopping texting while driving.
The campaign is aimed at drivers 16-24 years old. Ad Council officials says the campaign has a chance to reach some 8 million people because of similar campaigns that they have done in the past.
A couple of recent studies show that was recently published says that American drivers know that texting and driving can be dangerous but continue do to it anyway.
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