Liberty Mutual commissioned the survey of 2,000 teens from across the country last spring. The survey also included 1,000 parents of licensed teenage drivers. You can read more about the survey here.
Experts say cell phone use and other distractions are a major contributor to rising traffic fatalities. Georgia's new law is designed to address that behavior by making it easier for police to enforce the law. Generally, if your hand is on your phone while driving, you're breaking the law.
You can learn more about what's legal and what's not under Georgia's distracted driving law here.