Texting while driving poses more danger in teens with ADHD

08/12/2013 | Los Angeles Times (tiered subscription model) · WebMD

Teen drivers with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder who were not taking their stimulant medication had more problems staying in their lanes and keeping their speed in check than those without the condition, a study showed. In addition, the rate of driving outside the lanes almost doubled for teen drivers with ADHD when they got distracted by texts, researchers reported in JAMA Pediatrics.

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