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Hands-free is not risk-free!

Just because you are on a hands-free device doesn’t mean you are not distracted

Did you know that eighty percent of American drivers believe hands-free devices are safer than using a handheld phone. But that is just not the case. More than 30 studies show hands-free devices are no safer because the brain remains distracted by the conversation. When talking on a cell phone, drivers can miss seeing up to half of what’s around them, such as traffic lights, stop signs and pedestrians.

 

Source: National Safety Organisation