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The day on sunday sunnyside side temperature eighty nine degrees then big heat for monday ninetyone but you got the sunshine and the cbs weather center i'm lonnie quinn all right thanks lonnie it's three fifty a new study finds a lot of drivers are using their phones while driving even when they have kids in the car bloomberg's digital editor joshua petri is on our newsline joshua who conducted this study and what did they find the study was conducted by the children's hospital philadelphia and the university of pennsylvania school of mercy the study found that about half of parents are still using their phones while driving eaten with children in the car half wow what about hands free technology that they study looking to add is that any safer he did not specifically examine hand street technology however this study was limited to actions parents took while physically driving in a moving vehicle using their hands this is focused on texting tweeting scrolling through instagram et cetera and this was a survey that people are responding to so i guess one could probably safely assume but the number may be higher maybe not everyone was truthful perhaps not everyone was truthful of course people generally are truthful when it comes to the surveys but yes of course some people may have given incorrect responses but the problem is still alarming understand the study also looked at the use of child safety seats over the numbers there fourteen point five percent of participants admitted that they did not always use a child the strangest strength that group of parents are also more likely to engage in other risky behavior.

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