Monday September 22, 2008 1:55 pm
Texting While Driving More Dangerous than Being Under Influence of Drugs, Alcohol
A study conducted by the Transport Research Laboratory in the UK has determined that text messaging while driving is more dangerous than being under the influence of drugs or alcohol. The report found that those texting had a 35% decrease in reaction time. That’s quite a bit higher than those who smoked the evil weed who were 21% slower and those juiced up who were 12% slower. The study also concluded that texters were more likely to wander out of their lanes and that their steering was 91% worse than those who drove without being distracted.
Read More | Times Online
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