Texting while driving is against the law across South Dakota but it is a habit some people find hard to break.
With many schools starting soon, now is a good time to talk to your teenagers to make sure they put the phone down while behind the wheel on the way to class.
Texting while driving is a secondary offense in South Dakota, which means you have to be pulled over for something else. If you are caught texting and driving, the fine is $100.
A public service announcement from our sister station WJBF in Augusta, Georgia, illustrates the dangers of texting while driving. Click the play button to watch the ad that's getting a powerful reaction from viewers.