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Last Updated on Thursday, 22 July 2010 06:40
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Thursday, 22 July 2010 06:38

National Safety Council: Understanding the Distracted Brain

While many people understand the increased crash risks caused by drivers texting while driving, the lack of understanding about the dangers of hands-free phones remains a challenge.

Using a cell phone, hands-free or handheld, requires the brain to multitask – a process it is incapable of doing safely while driving.


Virginia Tech Transportation Institute Study

80% of crashes in the study are related to driver inattantion.


National Safety Council: White Paper

Take the next step to understanding the dangers of cell phone use while driving:  4/21/2010 NSC White Paper.


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