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Re: London incidentsn

  • From: David Lesher
  • Date: Tue Jul 12 23:20:11 2005


X-URL: http://www.nytimes.com/2005/07/12/technology/12auto.html?pagewanted=print


The New York Times 
July 12, 2005
Hands-Free Cellphone Devices Don't Aid Road Safety, Study Concludes

By JEREMY W. PETERS

DETROIT, July 11 - A study of Australian drivers found that those
using cellphones were four times as likely to be involved in a
serious crash regardless of whether they used hands-free devices
like earpieces or speaker phones that have been perceived as
making talking while driving safer.

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