A new study from MIT in Boston has revealed that the reason cell phone driving bans may be ineffective is because people who use their cell phones while driving are more likely to already be unsafe drivers. The brand new study, which involved as many as 108 people, separated drivers into two groups: one for [...]
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Despite laws banning the use of new and old cell phones while operating a motor vehicle, drivers continue to make use of the cellular device from behind the wheel and accidents caused by distracted driving continue to take place.
The New Jersey Senate has given its approval to a bill that is designed to increase the penalties for drivers who have injured or killed others because of the use of new or old cell phones while behind the wheel.
Drivers in Cape Town who are caught talking on their new or old cell phones without the use of hands-free devices will have their phones taken from them. From the beginning of July, regardless of whether or not it is a first time offence, drivers will have to wait 24-hours before they can get their [...]
Talking and texting on new and old cell phones while behind the wheel of a motor vehicle is responsible for the death of over 5000 people per year on the highways of the United States, with teenage drivers particularly susceptible to such distractions according to a new study. A 2009 study that focused on the [...]
A survey of 16 to 21 year olds across the United States by Consumer Reports has revealed that 48 per cent of them have witnessed one of their parents using their cell phones while driving a motor vehicle, while 15 per cent claim to have seen their mother or father texting while behind the wheel.