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Study Find Drivers Multitask About 10 Percent Of Drive Time

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(WLNS) - A new study found drivers are distracted.

Researchers looked at the dangers of distracted driving and found drivers are multitasking about 10 percent of the time.

Those multitasking are most commonly eating, using cell phones or texting.

Research in the New England Journal of Medicine found the risk is greatest for newly licensed teen drivers.

Teen drivers who have just earned their license are much more likely to be involved in a crash while texting or reaching for a phone.

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