A recent study conducted at the University of Michigan indicates that many young people have friends who are easily distracted behind the wheel.
Approximately 60 percent of reporting parents were told by their children that they had a friend who lost focus while driving.
“Parents should try to empower their teen to be proactive in avoiding common situations that cause distractions to the driver and also speak up to stop any unsafe activities,” said Dr. Gary Freed. “Safe driving should be a shared responsibility for both teen drivers and passengers as the risks are high for each.”
Read the article at Consumer Affairs.