It's hard to live without texting. So the best thing to do is manage how and when we text, choosing the right time and place. Gracie's friend finds out how important this is when she has an accident while driving and texting.
When people text while behind the wheel, they're focusing their attention — and often their eyes — on something other than the road. In fact, driving while texting (DWT) can be more dangerous than driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs. This helpful Gracie's Guide has tips for texting from The Nemours Foundation/KidsHealth®.