What are the dangers of using cell phones while driving?
The US Department of Transportation reports that cell phone usage during driving is one of the contributors to accidents caused due to inattentive driving apart from eating, talking and applying make-up.
A study in Thursdays New England Journal of Medicine reveals that the risk of having a traffic accident due to a cell phone is the same as that while driving drunk.
A study by Dr. Donald Redelmeier and Robert Tibshirani from Toronto say that the risk of cell phone driving is similar to the hazard associated with driving with a blood alcohol level at a legal limit.
The collision rate is four times higher than expected when the call is made less than 15 minutes before the accident.
To dial a number on your cell phone, you will have to take your eyes off the road. Hence, you become so engrossed in the conversation that you are no longer ...more
SO FOLLOW MY ADVICE DON'T USE MOBILE WHILE USING DRIVING!!