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From texting to putting their kids in the wrong size safety seat, many parents are putting their precious cargo at risk while behind the wheel, a new survey finds.
Researchers from the University of Michigan surveyed more than 600 parents to find out about their driving habits when traveling Cheap Beats Headphones with their children.
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”Lots of Beats Studio Headphones Cheap attention has been given to distracted teen drivers,” said lead author Michelle Macy of Buy Beats For Cheap the University of Michigan and C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital. ”However, Cheap Beats Studio our results indicate parents are frequently distracted while driving their one- to 12-year-old children, and these distracted drivers were more likely to have been in a crash.”
According to the survey, almost 90 percent of drivers reported engaging in at least one technology-based distraction while driving their child in the past month, and most drivers reported engaging in Beats For Sale Online four of the 10 distractions listed in the study. Common distractions include texting, surfing the internet, eating, self-grooming, feeding their kids, changing a CD or DVD, and using an onboard navigation system.
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Parents who didn’t restrain their children in an age-appropriate restraint, such as a car seat or booster seat, were also 2.5 times more likely to report driving while distracted.
The study, announced Monday, was presented May 5 and 6 at the Pediatric Academic Societies’ annual Beats Headphones For Cheap meeting in Washington, DC.