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Are Distracted Drivers As Dangerous As Drunk Drivers?

Published on Feb 26, 2016 at 3:01 pm in Car Wrecks.

According to a 2006 comparison study entitled A Comparison of the Cell Phone Driver and the Drunk Driver, the answer is “yes.”  The conclusion of the research was “when driving conditions and time on task were controlled for, the impairments associated with using a cell phone while driving can be as profound as those associated with driving drunk.”  Here’s a link to the research article: https://www.distraction.gov/downloads/pdfs/a-comparison-of-the-cell-phone-driver-and-the-drunk-driver.pdf

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