A New England Journal of Medicine study used black box in-car data to track driving habits for over a year of more than 150 drivers.
The study found teen drivers areeight times more likely to get in a crash while texting or using the phone, and three times more likely while eating.
Driversof all ages and experience participating in the study over the course ofa year found they multi-tasked at the wheel 10 percent of the time, withtalking or eating behaviors adding to their accident risk.
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