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November 28, 2012 - 1:47am

#Michlinks: Teens mimic parents' behavior behind the wheel


Teenagers who believe their parents perform various tasks while driving are more likely to engage in those same behaviors themselves, a new study by the University's Transportation Research Institute and Toyota Motor Corp. reported. Teens who said their parents look for items in the car while driving are four times more likely to also search for something behind the wheel.

Humboldt State University in Arcata, Calif. has created a research institute dedicated to the study of marijuana. The institute will be staffed by professors from a variety of departments, including economics, geology, psychology, sociology and politics.