Talking on Cell Phone Reduces Pedestrian Safety

cell phone userTwo new studies show that talking (though not listening to music) on a cell phone while walking is a safety hazard. Older adults are even more at risk. The studies were conducted by University of Illinois psychology professor Art Kramer and his colleagues. Read More >>

2 Responses to “Talking on Cell Phone Reduces Pedestrian Safety”

  1. sandy says:

    The National Highway Safety Administration now has a Web site dedicated to ending distracted driving. Go to for progress, information, and links to news items.

  2. sandy says:

    On January 16, 2010, The New York Times posted a follow-up article, highlighting the hazards caused by the use of cell phones and other technological devices when people are walking.

    A compilation of NY Times articles over the past year is at Driven to Distraction.



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