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Texting while driving

Discussion in 'Multimedia' at netrider.net.au started by sbb, Aug 10, 2013.

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  2. #2 MadAzz300, Aug 12, 2013
    Last edited: Aug 12, 2013
    Thanks for sharing this video - I have shared it on my Facebook and I hope others do the same. :(
  3. That's really heavy BUT screams a message that need to be heard. Should be compulsory viewing by new and old drives alike.
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  5. 1. that study is for talking on a mobile phone. not texting. texting means you are actually not looking at where you are going.
    2. it does not have any way of differentiating between hands-free and non-hands-free.
    3. It has now way of knowing if it is a driver or passenger on the phone.
  6. Your point being?

    The stats on accident's v texting are sparse to say the least.

    As I said Inattentive people are inattentive who'd a thunk it.

    When did driving get so difficult?
  7. ps. Multiple towers also can mean person is on a train, bus or even walking.

    My point is, unless you have a spare set of eyes, you aren't looking at where you are going if you are texting.

    The video is about texting, not distraction.

    Maybe if I use hyphens it will help

    Texting - looking away from road

    Talking - still looking at road but mouth is moving.

    Second point, so many holes in the article that it proves nothing about distraction (separate issue) anyway.
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