PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – It is estimated that 100,000 crashes every year involve drivers who are texting behind the wheel.
This week, people at CONSOL Energy Center got a chance to see how dangerous it can be.READ MORE: UPMC: Health Information Of Some St. Margaret Patients Inappropriately Disclosed
A texting while driving simulator was set up by AT&T.
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The simulator is part of AT&T’s “It Can Wait” campaign, which highlights the risks of texting while driving.
In Pennsylvania, texting while driving is illegal.
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