The use of mobile phones while driving—one of the most common driver distractions—has been a significant research interest during the most recent decade. In 2008, approximately 1 in 6 fatal vehicle collisions resulted from a driver being distracted while driving 3 the causes of distraction have recently been debated, and several studies implicated the use of cell phones or sending text messages while driving. Currently, 46 states and washington dc prohibit text messaging while driving, but only 14 states and washington dc prohibit phone calls and driving with thousands of fatalities occurring every year due to distracted driving, additional states need to enforce stricter laws to protect motorists and pedestrians from these types of avoidable.
The unprecedented video analysis finds that distraction was a factor in nearly 6 out of 10 moderate-to-severe teen crashes, which is four times as many as official estimates based on police reports. A study on mobile phone usage, pattern & behaviour based on a national survey conducted by tns india pvt limited (kantar public india) distracted driving in india: a study on mobile phone usage, pattern and behaviour distractions while driving have now joined. The issues with using cell phones while driving 1,353 words 3 pages an examination of the growing epidemic of distracted driving 826 words 2 pages an argument that aggressive driving can be avoided 693 words 2 pages an analysis of two articles regarding the lack of safety when using a cell phone while driving 772 words 2 pages. Mobile phone use while driving is common, but it is widely considered dangerous due to its potential for causing distracted driving and accidents due to the number of accidents that are related to conducting calls on a phone and texting while driving, some jurisdictions have made the use of calling on a phone while driving illegal many jurisdictions have enacted laws to ban handheld mobile.
New device to block calls, texts while driving to reduce distraction among teenagers 0 a device that blocks incoming and outgoing calls/texts on cell phones when a person is driving can reduce distracted driving among teenagers, says a study. The study found that females are more likely than males to engage in mobile phone use while driving also, more experienced drivers are less likely to engage in distracted driving. A ticket for distracted driving (texting or using your cell phone while driving) would have raised a driver’s car insurance rates by 02% in 2011, costing them less than $3 per year now, the same violation will raise rates 16%, or about $226 – a penalty increase of about 7,900. Drivers are not taking this seriously enough: over 84% of drivers recognize the danger from cell phone distractions and find it “unacceptable” that drivers text or send email while driving.
Consumer reports looks at proposed answers to driving while distracted a police officer found the video call still running on wilhelm’s iphone according to a ghsa analysis. If you are expecting a call while driving, give yourself the extra time you need to pull over and take the call distracted driving 2013 a meta-analysis of crash data and distracted driving studies: understanding the distracted brain: why driving while using hands-free phones is risky behavior. Two recently released reports on distracted driving make interesting reading the cdc (centers for disease control and prevention) report covers an analysis of survey data relating to mobile phone use (for making calls and texting/emailing) while driving, both in the united states and europe.
A longroad analysis of the training, research, calls, and answering calls) while driving more than a quarter of these older drivers have engaged in distracting behaviors while driving with a minor in the car among those, 32% have talked on the phone—either with hands-free or hand-held. In the united states, 39 states have passed legislation banning texting while driving by comparison, no state bans hands-free cellular phone use by adults while driving the concern regarding texting reflects an underlying assumption that it poses a greater risk than talking on a cellular phone. Some believe that distracted driving is more than just texting or using the phone while driving (watkins-hughes) some feel that using the phone is not distraction much as one can perform several tasks at the same time. Many states are enacting laws—such as banning texting while driving, or using graduated driver licensing systems for teen drivers—to help raise awareness about the dangers of distracted driving and to help prevent it from occurring.
Understanding of distracted driving and mobile phone use recent research findings include: policy regarding mobile phone use while driving to improve the safety of people an analysis using the 100-car naturalistic driving study data (report no dot hs 810 594. The claim is that the defendants manufactured and sold products that permitted distracted driving but failed to incorporate features into the devices that would block calls or text messages to the. A study of distracted driving attitudes, behaviors and barriers preventing change distracted driving as an epidemic (aldana, 2012) driving while distracted may involve any type of behavior that takes a driver’s mind or eyes off the road, hands off the wheel reported answering phone calls while driving of the drivers who answered.