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2011-12-15 10:10:55

A Wayne State University study published in the January 2012 issue of the journal Epidemiology points out that two influential early studies of cellphone use and crash risk may have overestimated the relative risk of conversation on cellphones while driving.

Texting Can Double A Driver’s Reaction Time
2011-10-06 09:53:33

The Texas Transportation Institute (TTI) has determined that a driver’s reaction time is doubled when distracted by reading or sending a text message, according to results from a new study published Wednesday.

83 Percent Of Adults Own Cell Phones In U.S.
2011-09-19 12:32:58

According to a new study, 83 percent of adults in the U.S. own cell phones and 73 percent of them use text messaging services.

2011-07-20 05:04:00

NEW YORK, July 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Three out of five (60%) drivers with cell phones use them while driving even though almost all adults (91%) know it is unsafe to do so. This is particularly common among younger drivers with cell phones.

2011-07-07 12:07:00

State Action Recommended But More Research Needed WASHINGTON, July 7, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Governors Highway Safety Association (GHSA) released the first comprehensive overview summarizing distracted driving research for state officials.

2011-06-24 14:34:00

OMAHA, Neb., June 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Safety Council invites drivers to join them in the first Great National Cell Off Day by turning their cell phones off while on the roads. "Texting or talking, cell phones are one of the most common causes of distracted driving.


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