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Driven to distraction: Anticipating cell phone calls may increase risk of a crash

It's well-known that using a cell phone while driving can lead to motor vehicle crashes. New research shows that even anticipating calls or messages may distract drivers may increase the risk of a crash.
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UC San Diego Says Distracted Driving Up Among Students

Health : Newswise Medical News (2 years ago)

According to the California Department of Motor Vehicles (CADMV), distracted driving is on the rise due to an increase in the use of cell phones and other electronic devices and the increasing importance of these devices in individu... Read Post

Increased Risk Of Motor Vehicle Crashes For Young Drivers Who Engage In Self-Harm (DRIVE Study)

Health : Medical News Today (5 years ago)

A study including 18,871 Australian drivers published in the Canadian Medical Association Journal (CMAJ) reports that drivers who engaged in self-harm were at increased risk of motor vehicle crashes, even after controlling for psych... Read Post

Anticipation Of Cell Phone Use May Contribute To Motor Vehicle Crashes

Health : Medical News Today (2 years ago)

It's well-known that using a cell phone while driving can lead to motor vehicle crashes. New research - presented at the Pediatric Academic Societies (PAS) annual meeting in Boston - shows that even anticipating calls or messages ma... Read Post


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