Every day, nine people are killed by distracted driving. The University of Pennsylvania addressed how to stop the dangerous trend on Tuesday.
Research has shown young people are the worst culprits when it comes to using their phones while behind the wheel of a car.
At the event, experts were reviewing what kinds of advanced auto safety technologies could help save lives.
Everybody knows how dangerous texting and driving is but drivers are constantly on their phones and distracted driving is a leading cause of car crashes.
Hoping to find new solutions, Penn hosted a symposium aiming to harness science and innovation to combat distracted driving.