Most of us will agree that it's important to keep our eyes on the road while driving. Even so, the majority of people will admit to doing other things while driving including texting, eating, talking on the phone, or punching directions into a GPS.
A new study from the Governors Highway Safety Association (GHSA) calls attention to some of the effects of driving while distracted by the various gadgets in our lives. Some of the highlights from the 50-page report include:
Interestingly enough, the study also says that there is no evidence that cell phone or texting bans have reduced crashes. All in all, the results are mixed. Click on the Via link below to read more from the report.
Via: GHSA | News Archive | Tags: http://old.news.yahoo.com/s/mashable/20110709/tc_m
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