Most people who do it admit it's probably dangerous, but that doesn't stop them from text messaging while driving.
The issue is gaining national attention after a fatal accident in Arizona that has a lawmaker there pushing to make it illegal. Police say an 18-year-old woman crossed the center line and hit another car head-on. Both drivers were killed. Investigators found that she had sent a text message immediately before the crash.
We wanted to know what you think about texting while driving.
In a Fact Finder 12 Scientific Survey we asked 500 Kansans if driving while sending text messages should be illegal.
12 percent of you say it should stay legal.
86 percent say it should illegal.
When asked if driving while talking on a cell phone should be illegal.
34 percent say it should stay legal.
61 percent say it should be illegal.
State Senator Phil Journey helped introduce a bill last year that would have made it illegal for teens to use cell phones while driving. It never passed the house.