Cell phones cause increase in fatal car crashes for teens, study finds

BOSTON (WHDH) - A new study from AAA found that cell phones are increasing the number of deadly crashes involving teenage drivers.

The study found that the main causes of fatal crashes are texting or talking on cellphones while driving and speeding.

The study also found that parents are setting a bad example for their kids.

Seventy-seven percent of respondents say their parents talk on the phone while behind the wheel.

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