Monday, January 7, 2008

Mobile Phones and Traffic

Researchers at the University of Utah Applied Cognition Laboratory have found that mobile phone usage contributes to traffic.

Here's a snip from a January 3, 2008, New York Times article:
Slower cellphone drivers may be increasing overall commuting times by 5 percent to 10 percent . . . and talking on the phone may increase each daily commuter’s travel time by 20 hours a year.
Read the entire article, Cellphone Users Slow Traffic.


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