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Loud talking, not texting, likely to cause distracted driving

Last Updated: Monday, April 21, 2014, 19:40

It is not texting and driving but loud conversations and horseplay between passengers that are more likely to result in a dangerous incident when teens are behind the wheel, according to a new study.

Nearly 43% of youths admit to texting while driving

Last Updated: Sunday, May 05, 2013, 16:14

According to a study, nearly 43 percent of high school students of driving age, who were surveyed in 2011, reported texting while driving at least once in the past 30 days.

Now, device that disables car to prevent driver from texting

Last Updated: Sunday, March 17, 2013, 13:48

In the new system, to start the car, drivers must insert their smartphone into the device called ORIGOSafe, which is installed in the vehicle's centre console.

Why cell phone bans don't work?

Last Updated: Friday, August 24, 2012, 17:37

You can take the driver away from the cell phone, but you can't take the risky behavior away from the driver, the new study from the MIT in Boston concludes.