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Taking selfies while driving new dangerous trend among teens

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Young drivers are getting hooked on another dangerous habit.

selfies

Kendall Jenner was blasted for taking selfies while driving and uploading them to social media sites.

As if texting behind the wheel isn’t bad enough, teens are now snapping pictures of themselves in traffic.

It’s a prime example of  “distracted driving,” which according to federal estimates, contributes to more than 5,000 traffic deaths each year.

Trying to control a 2,000 pound car at 50 miles an hour while taking a self portrait is an accident waiting to happen.

And the teenage drivers are apparently proud to post their selfies.