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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.

Distracted Driving Resources for Employers

Arm Yourself with Tools, Resources, Information Use this free National Safety Council Cell Phone Policy Assessment Tool to see how your company’s policy compares to recommended best practices. The tool…