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Study finds hands-free texting while driving is unsafe

0. phoneArena posted on 12 Jun 2013, 18:07

According to a study conducted by AAA, hands-free texting is actually more distracting than talking on...

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posted on 12 Jun 2013, 18:21 2

1. bugsbunny00 (Posts: 2195; Member since: 07 Jun 2013)

you hear that kids, no text while driving.

posted on 12 Jun 2013, 18:38 3

2. Dr.Phil (Posts: 1639; 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.

posted on 12 Jun 2013, 19:23

3. jroc74 (Posts: 6019; 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.

posted on 12 Jun 2013, 19:42

4. quakan (Posts: 1398; Member since: 02 Mar 2011)

Sneezing while driving is also very dangerous and apparently irresponsible.


posted on 13 Jun 2013, 10:35

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.

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