Laws Would Ban Driving, Talking
- Teen Drivers: Hub of Concern. Rockwell, Mark // Wireless Week;9/15/2005, Vol. 11 Issue 19, p45
Focuses on the vulnerability of teenage drivers to car accidents due to the distractions brought about by the wireless technology. Emergence of the Global Positioning System technology that enables parents to remotely track the driving movements of their children; Issuance of a warning from the...
- what happens IF... Hill, Nick // 2Wheel Tuner;Jul2010, Vol. 7 Issue 7, p14
The article determines the effect of doing the things that you can do in a car, such as eating BigMac burger or drinking milkshake, while driving a bike.
- The data says: Driving deserves your full attention. Alton, Tim // Indianapolis Business Journal;12/2/2013, Vol. 34 Issue 40, p22A
The article discuses the effect of cell phone use on driving based on a set of findings that states that talking on phone requires same cognitive skills as driving and that driving experience is same as driving being in an inebriated state thus, increasing the chances of accidents.
- Cell Phones and Driving: How Risky? Ropeik, David; Gray, George // Consumers' Research Magazine;Jan2003, Vol. 86 Issue 1, p14
Discusses the danger in using cellular phones while driving. Different ways in which the use of a mobile phone can distract a motorist; Hints about circumstances in which mobile-phone use exposes motorists to risks; Steps that drivers should take to avoid accident while using the phone.
- Driver's Ed for Lawmakers. Kridel, Tim // Wireless Review;09/15/2000, Vol. 17 Issue 18, p10
Deals with the risks of using a cellular phone while driving. Number of countries and United States cities which have banned the use of non-hands-free wireless phones while driving; Outcome of the study conducted by the Harvard Center for Risk Analysis on the issue.
- The circle of life. Ford, Tracy // RCR;02/22/99, Vol. 18 Issue 8, p12
Comments on the evolution of the wireless handset and the issue of wireless phone use in automobiles. Need for a change of heart about driving and dialing; Wireless data access in 2001 model-year vehicles; Car manufacturers' efforts to address people's need to be connected outside the office.
- Accident Waiting to Happen. // Property & Casualty 360;Jun2014, Vol. 118 Issue 6, p15
The article reports that almost two-thirds of drivers engage in distracted-driving behavior on a daily basis and over 50 percent of drivers text while driving, according to a 2014 study by insurance group Plymouth Rock Assurance.
- Driven To Distraction. Mendez-Wilson, Deborah // Wireless Week;7/9/2001, Vol. 7 Issue 28, p1
Reports on the impact of the laws restricting the use of mobile phones while driving in the United States on profit and demand for wireless communication devices. Number of states that considered similar laws; Efforts of the automobile industry to install wireless phones in their vehicles;...
- Google glass tester ticketed. // Injury Prevention (1353-8047);Apr2014, Vol. 20 Issue 2, p114
The article discusses the case of a California woman, who was issued with a ticket for allegedly wearing Google Glass while driving.
- Study Shows Hands-Free Phones No Safer than Hand-Held Phones When Driving. // EHS Today;Aug2009, Vol. 2 Issue 8, p16
The article reports on the equal danger of hands-free phones compared with hand-held cell phones while driving as studied by Yoko Ishigami, Dalhousie University, and Raymond Klein in the U.S. It notes that any type of cell phone used distracts the brain from concentration. It mentions the...