Researchers and the public have raised questions as to whether a driver becomes a hazard while simultaneously operating a moving motor vehicle and conducting a cell phone conversation.
AAA Foundation - Cell Phone Study
Study conducted by the National Public Services Research Institute on the effects of cell phone use on drivers.
Statistics, USA state laws, research and ways to take action, from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
New Survey Shows Drivers Have Had 'Close Calls' with Cell Phone Users
Farmers Insurance Company survey of drivers on cell phone use in cars.
University of Rhode Island - Study on Cell Phone Use
Article on the preliminary findings of cell phone research at this university. Findings show drivers have "tunnel vision" while on the phone
University of Utah - Applied Cognition Laboratory
Dr. David Strayer of the University of Utah researches the question of whether cell phone conversations disrupt driving performance. Includes links to his conclusions.
Teen Drivers and Cell Phones Don't Mix
Study showing teens exhibit poor response to traffic events when using cell phone. (November 30, 2005)
Monitoring of Drivers' Cell Phones Raises Privacy Concerns
Editorial arguing that government monitoring of cell phone signals for traffic control purposes is legal when drivers are given fair notice. (October 19, 2005)
No Need for Cell Phone Law
Editorial about cell phones and driving, from the Amarillo Globe-News. (February 20, 2000)
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