LOS ANGELES – Reality star Kendall Jenner angered many by posting an Instagram video of her screaming to Avril Lavigne’s “Sk8er boy” while driving in Los Angeles with model friend Ashley Skye.
In the video Jenner, 18, and Skye, 23, are screaming the song to each other, looking at one another, and doing dance moves in their seats, all in the middle of heavy traffic.
“Death by distraction is real, and no star or her family should set an example that will likely kill people!” People Against Distracted Driving president Mike Kellenyi tells FOX411. "Kendall's driving behavior is every parents nightmare."
Kellenyi’s daughter, Nikki was killed in an auto accident involving texting while driving.
“Bruce Jenner, being a world famous personality, should never let this be broadcast," Kellenyi said. "I know if Bruce were in my shoes, this type of driving would never happen in his family.”
According to statistics from Impactteendriving.org, a group formed by a former CHP officer in response to the high frequency of crashes involving teens, the video of the model's dancing could have ended tragically. According to the group, 75 percent of teen auto accidents don’t involve alcohol or drugs, but are caused by other factors like blasting music and distracting passengers.
Kelly K. Browning, Executive Director for Impact Teen Driving, says the driver is not always be the one to blame.
“Two-thirds of teen passenger deaths happen in a car driven by another teenager," she said. "Whether as a driver or passenger all occupants play a role in keeping our roads safe. Far too often as in the (Kendall Jenner) video, passengers become an additional distraction."
Browning believes that all of these accidents can easily be avoided.
“Far too many lives have been needlessly lost or permanently altered because of these poor choices behind the wheel," she said.
Jason Epstein, attorney and creator of TADD (Teens Against Distracted Driving), says Jenner needs to make amends.
“If I were advising Jenner, I would think that the morally responsible thing to do would be to do some sort of outreach to say its a mistake, and its not how people should be driving, and driving is dangerous, and I wasn’t demonstrating safe behavior, and I promise to do better in the future," Epstein said.
Comment requests to Kendall Jenner and Ashley Skye's reps were not returned.