All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘driving study’

Drivers Distracted Around 10% of the Time, Shows Study

Proponents of driverless vehicle technology have argued that such technology could be much safer than human drivers, who are often distracted while on the road. A new study is now back in up this assertion, showing just how inattentive most drivers really are. The study, published today in the New England Journal of Medicine, has found that on average drivers …

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Teens’ Music Distracts From Driving, Shows Study

Teen drivers are notorious for higher rates of vehicle accidents and higher insurance premiums. Though assumptions might blame inexperience for this trend, a new study has shown that teens’ music choices could be influencing these statistics. The study, to be published in the journal Accident Analysis and Prevention, shows that teens who listen to their preferred music are more likely …

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Talking And Driving Clogs Traffic

People using mobile phones while driving contribute to traffic congestion, according to a University of Utah study. Regardless of whether they use a handset or Bluetooth, the conversation itself causes motorists to drive slower on the freeway and to be less likely to pass slower-moving vehicles.

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