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University of Michigan study finds parents distracted behind wheel

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ANN ARBOR (WKZO) -- A new study released by the University of Michigan shows parents are often distracted behind the wheel while having young children with them.

The study focused on 600 parents who were asked several questions.  Those included if parents used appropriate child restraints as mandated by law, if they used a cell phone or another electronic device while driving or practiced person hygiene behind the wheel.

The report found nearly 90 percent of those surveyed were distracted by a cell phone or other electronics, and a majority of the drivers said they engaged in four of the ten distractions asked about in the survey.

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