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MD Mama

Study shows that parents are distracted drivers

Adapted from the MD Mama blog on Boston.com.

As someone who has been a parent for 22 years, I know firsthand just how hard driving kids around can be. When they are little they cry, as they get older they ask a million questions and fight with their siblings, and when they get older there’s the whole issue of the radio, not to mention the chaos of friends in the car. But a study just released suggests that when it comes to parents and distracted driving, it’s not just an “Are we there yet?” problem.

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