According to a campaign currently warning against the dangers of texting and driving, Latino teens may be more at risk than other groups:
What is surprising though is that Hispanics engage in this dangerous behavior of texting while driving in higher numbers than other ethnic groups. Whereas 97% of all teens say that texting while driving is dangerous (with three out of four saying it is very dangerous), 78% of Hispanic teens say that texting while driving is common among their friends. And over half (54%) admit to texting while driving themselves, compared to only 41% of Caucasians and 42% of African-Americans.
But there’s more, here are some tweets from @hispanicttp:
The point is, don’t text and drive, because bad things can happen.
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