ADHD + Texting = Double Trouble for Teen Drivers, Study Finds

One proposed solution: technology that cuts off cellphone when engine is on

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Epstein said that eye-tracking systems that sound an alarm or cause the car seat to vibrate when drivers look away from traffic for longer than two seconds may help kids become more aware of the problem and help them self-correct.

"Those are the sorts of things that would be interesting if they work out," he said.

More information

The U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has more about teens and distracted driving.

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