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Hands-Free is Not Risk-Free

Does using a hands-free device while driving make you safer? The answer is no! In order to stay safe, you need your eyes on the road, your hands on the…

Hands-Free Technologies Pose Risk of Lengthy Driver Distraction

Your chances of running a stop sign, failing to notice a pedestrian in the

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crosswalk or another vehicle cutting in front of you are increased after you’ve made use of hands-free technologies in your car, according to research conducted by the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety.

The AAA Foundation suggests you could end up in a state of cognitive distraction after using technology in your vehicle that renders you unaware of your immediate driving surroundings, and it could last for a much longer timeframe that you might guess.