Parents Using Cell Phones with Children in Car

Per new U-M study led by U-M Injury Center researchers, parents are just as likely to use cell phones while driving as other drivers, putting child passengers at risk.  More than 75 percent said they engaged in distractions like phone use, eating or feeding a child in University of Michigan study.   Despite their precious cargo, parents are no less likely to engage in driving distractions like cell phone use than drivers from the general population, according to a new University of Michigan study published in Academic Pediatrics.

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Wednesday, April 30, 2014
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