Distracted Driving Campaign Urges Teens To Talk To Parents

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With April being Distracted Driving Awareness Month, parents are begging their teens to be safe and drop the phone when they drive. But this year there is a new exception, teens are being asked to have a talk with their parents about distracted driving. Research shows that adults are doing the exact same thing they ask their kids not to do while driving.

The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia and University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing shows that one in three parents read text messages while driving, that is not all, one in seven use social media as well.

According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), there are more than a 1,000 reported injuries a day because of crashes that have been caused by a distracted driver.

It is not just the Distracted Driving Awareness campaign that wants to help change that, Honda is also getting with the campaign. The Honda campaign is featured in a video in which teens get together with their parents and talk about their parents bad driving habits.

Currently, AT&T is also airing the commercial below.

Center for Injury Research and Policy at Nationwide Children’s Hospital had a study that showed almost two in five teenage drivers text while driving.

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Distracted Driving Campaign Urges Teens To Talk To Parents

Photo (c) LumineImages – Getty Images

With April being Distracted Driving Awareness Month, parents are begging their teens to be safe and drop the phone when they drive. But this year there is a new exception, teens are being asked to have a talk with their parents about distracted driving. Research shows that adults are doing the exact same thing they ask their kids not to do while driving.

The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia and University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing shows that one in three parents read text messages while driving, that is not all, one in seven use social media as well.

According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), there are more than a 1,000 reported injuries a day because of crashes that have been caused by a distracted driver.

It is not just the Distracted Driving Awareness campaign that wants to help change that, Honda is also getting with the campaign. The Honda campaign is featured in a video in which teens get together with their parents and talk about their parents bad driving habits.

Currently, AT&T is also airing the commercial below.

Center for Injury Research and Policy at Nationwide Children’s Hospital had a study that showed almost two in five teenage drivers text while driving.

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