Items tagged with distraction

Just about everyone should know by now that texting and driving, or even calling and driving, is a poor idea. Loads of wrecks happen each and everyday because of distracted drivers messing around with their cellphone, but it's not just phones that are causing problems. Radios have also long since been blamed for wrecks, as have noisy passengers. But one thing that has managed to stay out of this evil cycle of news until now is the iPod. Notice we said, "until now?" AA Insurance in the UK has just published a report that blames around 17 accidents per day in England on digital music players. The study states that these players are causing drivers to drive into "iPod oblivion," where they are so... Read more...