Distracted Driving

The Effect of Cellular Phone Use Upon Driver Attention

Research has shown that use of cellular phones does not interfere significantly with the ability to control an automobile except among the elderly, where potentially dangerous lane excursions can occur. However, the effect of cellular phones as a possible distraction has not been investigated.

Distractions in Everyday Driving

In this study, in-vehicle cameras were used to record the driving of 70 study participants to analyze what distractions drivers face and how frequently they engage in distracting tasks.

Cell Phones and Driving: Research Update

A growing body of research suggests that using a mobile telephone while driving increases a driver’s risk of being involved in a crash.


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