HOW IT WORKS: Distracted driving still an issue in Texas

communityimpact.com - 08-09

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Although state law prohibits texting while driving, according to the Texas Department of Transportation 1-in-5 traffic accidents in the state involve distracted driving. In effect since 2017, the law may contribute to the 6% decrease in crashes involving distracted driving in the past two years, according to TxDOT.