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Drivers are making video chats, taking selfies behind the wheel

It's a known fact that drivers shouldn't text while behind the wheel, but a new study suggests people are doing a whole lot more than sending messages. New research conducted by AT&T and Braun Research suggests 70% of drivers engage in some sort of smartphone activity. While texting (63%) and emailing (33%) are the two biggest offenders, four in 10 people are checking social media sites — 27% of those users cite Facebook as their main distractor, followed by Twitter at 14%.
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