AAA: 1 in 3 teens text while driving

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A disturbing study is shedding light on just how many teenagers drive distracted. 

According to AAA, one in three teenagers text behind the wheel. 

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Researchers looked at more than 100,000 teenagers from 35 states. 

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The trend despite the fact that nearly all of the states had banned texting and driving, making the case for stronger enforcement of banning texting and driving. 

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