Car Cell Phone Use More Hazardous Than Chat With Passengers
...ntral piece here is the idea of shared attention," drews
Studies on the dangers of driving while ...who knew them outside of the context of the study, drews
Participants were presented with three s... talking on the cell phone just blew by the exit," drews
said. "The phenomenon here is you talk on the cell...
Drivers distracted more by cell phones than by passengers
...them where to go," says Strayer, a professor of psychology at the University of Utah and a co-author of the study.
Previous studies by Strayer and drews
have found that hands-free cell phones are just as distracting as handheld models because the conversation is the biggest distraction. They also have ...