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Hawaii drivers among the nation's least distracted (just don't read this behind the wheel)

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HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) -

In Hawaii, lots of drivers just ... drive.

In fact, a new study found Hawaii is the sixth least-distracted state for drivers in the nation.

Mississippi is the most distracted, followed by Rhode Island and Louisiana.

Oregon and Montana have the lowest rate of distracted drivers.

Zendrive, whose mission is to use analytics to improve road safety, conducted the analysis.

Their report found that nationally, 60 percent of people use their phone at least once a day while driving.

Overall, drivers use their phone for an average of a little under 2 minutes for every hour behind the wheel. At 55 mph, that's like driving 1.2 miles blindfolded.

Hawaii law bans using cell phones or other electronic devices while driving.

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