August 8, 2014
MOTHERS FOR DISTRACTED DRIVING:
53 percent of teens who talk on the phone while driving are chatting with mom or dad (Mike Barry, 8/08/14, The Week)
Posted by Orrin Judd at August 8, 2014 8:41 PMA recent study presented at the American Psychological Association's annual convention reveals that 53 percent of teens who reported talking on their cell phones while driving were actually talking to mom or dad. The study's co-author, Noelle Lavoie, noted that "teens said parents expect to be able to reach them, that parents get mad if they don't answer their phone."