The government calls it an epidemic for motorists.
The Transportation Department says driver distractions killed nearly 5,500 people last year.
Newschannel 6 is taking a look at the issue of distracted driving.
Monday on Newschannel 6 at 10 p.m. we'll be looking at the most reckless group of drivers. Who is it that causes the most danger on the roads and are you safer in town or on the highway?
We'll also be talking with the father of a Texoma teen killed because she was distracted while driving. We'll hear his story and his plea to drivers before they get behind the wheel.
We'll be looking at steps the legislature has taken to try and protect you and if they're working.