A new report out of King County, Washington details the increased danger of distracted driving among teens during summer months. The Washington Traffic Safety Commission explains that graduations and other summer events contribute to circumstances which can prove dangerous for teens. Teenagers themselves have admitted that cellphones can often be too tempting to ignore, making distraction one of the many situations that have led automobile accidents to become the leading cause of death among teens across the country. Officers in Washington ask parents to set a good example by putting the phone down when behind the wheel. And for their part, the Target Zero Taskforce of King County will be out in full force cracking down on cellphone usage during summer months.
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