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ECT News Community   »   TechNewsWorld Talkback   »   Re: Driving Study: Texting Really Really Bad, Dialing Bad, Talking OK?



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In what may be a first-of-kind study, researchers at the Virginia Tech Transportation Institute have concluded text messaging is just about the most deadly thing you can do behind the wheel of a car. However, talking on a cellphone isn't that big a deal, the research suggests. Virginia Tech's study, which is based on an analysis of 6 million miles driven under electronic observation, reports the risk of at least coming close to crashing balloons by 2,300 percent when drivers start tapping out text messages.


distracted cage drivers
Posted by: habadgley 2009-07-29 17:37:41 In reply to: Mike Pearson
I commute on a motorcycle and from what I have seen drivers who do anything in there car besides drive are distracted! I have been riding for 35 years and it gets worse every year with every new toy to distract drivers!
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