How many of us use phones while behind the wheel? A worrisome number

An eyebrow-raising new study assesses the extent of distracted driving, with stats revealing just how many people use their cellphones while behind the wheel.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/04/19/how-many-us-use-phones-while-behind-wheel-worrisome-number.html

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Death by Pokemon? Public safety fears mount as 'Pokemon Go' craze continues

From driving accidents to distracted pedestrians and dangerous trespassing incidents, the phenomenal success of Nintendo’s “Pokemon Go” game is fueling growing fears for public safety.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/07/14/death-by-pokemon-public-safety-fears-mount-as-pokemon-go-craze-continues.html

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Texting while driving impairs our 'sixth sense'

There are all sorts of ways a person can be distracted at the wheel—kids screeching, sleep deprivation, arguing—and they predate cell phones.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/05/13/texting-while-driving-impairs-our-sixth-sense.html

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Distracted students: Utah university latest place to introduce texting lanes

It’s not just shoppers that have to dodge distracted smartphone users wandering all over the place, immersed in their handsets as they knock out another tweet or post a shot on Snapchat.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2015/06/18/distracted-students-utah-university-latest-place-to-introduce-texting-lanes/

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