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Twelve percent say they have to, life is just too busy. And 3 percent say they do it because everyone else does or nothing has happened to them. "The mindset of most drivers is 'It's not going to happen to me,' " said Tennessee Highway Patrol Sgt. Bill Miller. "Well, unfortunately, it happens to so.
Only 16 percent do it with children in the car. The officer teaches a teen defensive driving Adidas Superstar 2 Black Tumblr
class during which he asks the high school age attendees how many have been a passenger in a car when a driver has been using his cellphone to text or email. The follow up question: How many of those drivers were their moms or their dads, and "the same amount of hands go up. "He sees something similar on the roads: "Most of the people that I've stopped for the texting and driving most of them, unfortunately, have been mothers Adidas Superstar Camouflage
ing the devices to text and drive, but it's their parents, as well," said Metro Nashville police Sgt. Bob Sheffield, who leads the department's crash investigations unit. "I will be 50 years old, and it's a battle to put the phone away and not bother with it in that short drive home every day. "For parents, talking on the cellphone with or without a hands free device ranks as the Adidas Superstar Review
with babies in the back seat. "Just less than half of the parents surveyed (42 percent) believe they don't get too distracted while driving. Fifteen percent say they are a much safer driver than everyone else.
top admitted digital distraction, according to Bridgestone's 2013 "Teens Drive Smart" parents survey, which asked driving behavior questions of 2,005 parents of young drivers ages 16 to 21. But texting also appears on the list; 16 percent of parents admitted to reading received text messages or emails while driving, and 13 percent said they sent text messages or emails. While parents willingly Adidas Superstar Blue respond to digital distractions while driving, they are significantly less likely to do so with their children or a spouse in the car. Of those parents who send text messages and emails, 92 percent do it while driving alone.