NTSB Officials Warn Against “In My Feelings” Dance Challenge

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WASHINGTON D.C. (CBS)- Government safety experts are warning drivers about a dangerous social media challenge that’s popular right now. 
    
People are posting videos of themselves dancing to Drake’s new hit song “in my feelings.”  

This dangerous challenge all started with a dance in the street.

The comedian known as Shiggy started the trend when he posted this video last month. 

Since then, the “In My Feelings” challenge caught fire with everyone from dentists…

To athletes…

And even celebrities like Will Smith showing off their dance moves.

But the way some people are letting those feelings out is drawing the attention of safety officials. 

Videos show passengers — and even drivers– jumping out of moving cars to dance on streets and highways. 

And in some cases, the results aren’t pretty. 

“This challenge has become another form of distracted driving.”

Christopher O’Neil is a spokesperson for the NTSB. He says the challenge is unsafe for participants and those around them.

“There’s a time and place for everything. But our nation’s highways and roadways are not the places for you to display your dance moves. Do them on the dancefloor.” 

The NTSB is reminding drivers to stay focused behind the wheel.

Shiggy, the man behind the dance posted on Instagram, quote: “in my feeling challenge is not about getting out of a car.”

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