Article Correctness Is Author's Responsibility: Cell Phone Use While Driving May Be Tied to Other Risky Road Behaviors in Young Adults

(Children's Hospital of Philadelphia) A new study found that 18- to 24-year-olds who use cell phones while driving are more likely to engage in other risky driving behaviors associated with "acting-without-thinking," a form of impulsivity. These findings suggest the importance of developing new strategies to prevent risky driving in young adults, especially those with impulsive personalities.