Jan 2, 2014 5:22 AM by Lindsay MacLeod, KSBY News
As teens get more comfortable behind the wheel, they start to multi-task.
A new study out of Virginia Tech finds teens start their driving careers conservatively, but by the time they have a year's worth of experience, they'll start multi-tasking more than other drivers.
These dangerous distractions include texting, reaching away from the steering wheel, and eating.
Researchers say new drivers already have a higher risk of getting in a crash, and these distractions make them less likely to respond to hazards on the road.
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