Wednesday, January 14, 2009

Well - National Safety Council Urges Cellphone Ban for Drivers - NYTimes.com

A timely reality check

“It’s not that your hands aren’t on the wheel,” said David Strayer, director of the Applied Cognition Laboratory at the University of Utah and a leading researcher on cellphone safety. “It’s that your mind is not on the road.”

Now Dr. Strayer’s research has gained a potent ally. On Monday, the National Safety Council, the nonprofit advocacy group that has pushed for seat belt laws and drunken driving awareness, called for an all-out ban on using cellphones while driving.

Well - National Safety Council Urges Cellphone Ban for Drivers - NYTimes.com

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