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Study: 90-percent of parents admit to distracted driving

Created: 05/07/2014 6:28 AM WHEC.com

A majority of parents engage in distracted driving even when their children are in the car.
 
A new study found 90-percent of parents admit to habits like talking on the phone or handing their kids food or a toy while driving. One-third said they texted while driving with their child.
 
Experts urge parents to model safe driving behaviors in front of their children who will eventually be driving themselves.
 





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