A new national study by Boston-based Liberty Mutual Insurance found that while parents are asking their teens not to text and drive, parents are texting them and expecting a response. The main reasons teens use their phones while behind the wheel are to respond to (47 percent) or contact their parents (44 percent), the study said.
The study also found that 37 percent of parents of teen drivers use apps while driving, which is almost at the same rate of teens at 38 percent. Additionally, the study also found that parents admit to speeding, driving while tired and even taking selfies behind the wheel at similar or higher rates than teenagers.
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