By now, you have probably heard of the popular smartphone app Pokémon GO. However, you may not be aware of how many Louisiana residents will stop at nothing to catch as many Pokémon as possible.
Close to two-thirds of car accidents involving young drivers are caused by distracted driving. Pokémon GO appears to be the latest distraction for these young people on the road. The game makers have warned users against driving while playing, but many do not heed their warnings. A recent study by San Diego State University shows that thousands of drivers are putting themselves and others at risk while playing Pokémon GO while driving.