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A new low for distracted driving: Some motorists take photos and share them #whiledriving

Thursday, March 31, 2016  
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For anyone worried about the dangers of driving-while-texting, consider this: Some motorists are taking photos and posting them on Twitter or Instagram, presumably all while navigating traffic. They even have a hashtag: #whiledriving. Think photos of a pretty sunset — with the hood of a car in the foreground. A new study by Erie Insurance that analyzed the #whiledriving hashtag calls attention to the dangers of driving while "double-distracted." The study found that the top photo subjects included clouds, sunsets, the sky, the sun and, of course, selfies. Erie said it analyzed the hashtag in 937 posts over 90 days.  Click here to read more.....

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