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Texting, talking on cell phones, checking e-mail and following social media have become almost like breathing – many Americans can’t survive more than a few seconds without doing any of these actions, and for teens this is especially true. When it comes to engaging in these activities behind the wheel, it becomes a parent’s greatest fear.

A recent survey by TransUnion found that 66% of parents surveyed said their greatest concern involved their “child talking on or holding the phone” while behind the wheel of a vehicle. Texting, typing or interacting on the phone in some manner was their next biggest concern with 63% of parents worried about the impact of these behaviors on their teen’s driving ability. Only 34% of parents were worried about teens driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol.

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