Study finds hands-free texting while driving is unsafe
0. phoneArena 12 Jun 2013, 18:07 posted on
According to a study conducted by AAA, hands-free texting is actually more distracting than talking on...
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1. bugsbunny00 (Posts: 1970; Member since: 07 Jun 2013)
you hear that kids, no text while driving.
2. Dr.Phil (Posts: 1095; Member since: 14 Feb 2011)
Actually, according to the study I am guessing they also don't recommend talking to a passenger as well. The study found that talking to a passenger was even more distracting than operating your cell phone.
3. jroc74 (Posts: 5967; Member since: 30 Dec 2010)
I am in the process of taking a driving class....and that is considered a distraction.
The radio was considered a distraction. Or maybe it was load music.
If passengers arent supposed to talk to the bus driver while they are driving...I would say yea it is a distraction.
IMO anything thats takes your focus away from the road is a distraction.
4. quakan (Posts: 1343; Member since: 02 Mar 2011)
Sneezing while driving is also very dangerous and apparently irresponsible.
5. NoToMotorola (Posts: 1; Member since: 13 Jun 2013)
bluetooth, hands free, speech-to-text capabilities are all self-justifiable... its the mind that needs to focus on the road - not on the phone/person on the receiving end.