distracted drivers http://michiganradio.org en Poll shows most parents are distracted behind the wheel http://michiganradio.org/post/poll-shows-most-parents-are-distracted-behind-wheel <p>It turns out parents are just as likely as other motorists to talk on the phone, eat, text or engage in other risky distractions behind the wheel, even with their kids in the car.</p><p>University of Michigan’s <a href="http://www.mottchildren.org/news/archive/201404/parents-just-likely-use-cell-phones-while-driving-other">C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital</a> quizzed hundreds of parents with young children about their driving habits.</p><p>It turns out 90 percent admit to using their mobile phones, eating and feeding their kids while behind the wheel.</p> Sun, 04 May 2014 19:36:00 +0000 Steve Carmody 17467 at http://michiganradio.org Poll shows most parents are distracted behind the wheel