Safety board tells teens not to jump out of cars for '#InMyFeelings' dance challenge
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The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) is warning people about the dangers of the #InMyFeelings dance challenge.

The federal agency, which is responsible for the investigation of civil transportation accidents, said it’s “foolish” that people are recording themselves jumping out of moving cars to dance to Drake's hit song, "In My Feelings,” which is a popular trend among teens and young adults.


"Motor vehicle crashes are the leading cause of death in the U.S. Hopping out of a moving vehicle or jumping into lanes of traffic to show your dance moves is foolish and dangerous -- to you and those around you," NTSB’s chief of safety advocacy, Nicholas Worrell, told The Blast earlier this week. 

"There's a time and place for everything, but our nation's highways and roadways are no place for the #inmyfeelings challenge,” Worrell continued. 

The agency shared The Blast’s story earlier this week on Twitter, warning its followers about in how dangerous and deadly distraction can be for drivers.

"We have some thoughts about the #InMyFeelings challenge. #Distraction in any mode is dangerous & can be deadly. Whether you are a #driver, #pilot, or #operator, focus on safely operating your vehicle," the agency said.

The challenge, which began in June after social media star Shiggy did a dance to the rapper’s hit song, has picked up traction on social media in recent weeks with celebrities like Will Smith and Odell Beckham Jr. sharing their versions of the challenge online.