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Phones Prove Irresistable, Even For "Safe" Teens

The first thing I do when I get into the car, before I even start driving, is to throw my phone on the passenger side floor. I do this for no other reason than the phone is completely out of my reach and therefore resistable. According to this article, nearly 9 out of 10 teenage drivers ought to try the same. The Snapchat Inc. application (app) is seen on an on an Apple Inc. iPhone 5s displayed for a photograph in Washington, D.C., U.S., on Wednesday, Feb. 18, 2015. Snapchat Inc. is raising money that could value the company at as much as $19 billion. Photographer: Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg via Getty Images