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Distracted Driving: Something Every Driver Does

Fred E. Zwonechek | Posted 01.23.2014 | Impact
Fred E. Zwonechek

Every time we drive, we fail to realize the significance that a split second error in decision making or a slow reaction time can result in serious injuries, permanent disabilities and/or loss of life. "Not me, I'm a good driver with no tickets or crashes. It happens to all those other bad drivers on the road," is commonly said or thought by most drivers. It is that thinking that minimizes our own careless and negligent behavior behind the wheel.

Dialing and Driving Is Deadly, Hands-Free or Otherwise

Amy Nebens and Jara Negrin | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Amy Nebens and Jara Negrin

There is no cognitive difference between talking hands-free or hand-held. It's just about the simple fact of the conversation. Our brain's focus is not wholly on the road.