Car crash ER visits fell in states that ban texting while driving, study says

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  1. ronjor

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    By Dr. Edith Bracho-Sanchez, CNN March 21, 2019
     
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    It's illegal in UK to hold a phone while driving. You must have hands-free access.
     
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    Same here in Australia but that doesn't seem to deter many. That is definitely one of my pet hates. :ouch:
     
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    Arizona joins 47 other states with cellphone-driving law
     
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    In-car technology: are we being sold a false sense of security?
     
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    Hands-free phone ban for drivers 'should be considered'
    Drivers could be banned from using hands-free mobile phones in England and Wales, a group of MPs has suggested
    August 13, 2019
    https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-49320473
     
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    "These Secret Cameras Use AI To Catch Drivers Using Mobile Phones

    New South Wales in Australia intends to address this problem. The New South Wales Transport revealed on Sunday that it will roll out special cameras designed to catch drivers using mobile phones.

    The detection cameras use artificial intelligence to detect drivers using mobile phones 24 hours a day. They can also survive in all weather conditions.
    The devices will be set up in fixed and trailer-mounted spots across New South Wales starting in December..."

    https://www.techtimes.com/articles/...e-ai-to-catch-drivers-using-mobile-phones.htm
     
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    Yeah, I heard about that. Good news as far as I am concerned.
     
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    One in six young people use social app Snapchat while behind the wheel
    October 18, 2019
    https://techxplore.com/news/2019-10-young-people-social-app-snapchat.html
     
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    Australia rolls out AI cameras to spot drivers using their phones
    It's the first time this technology has been used in the real world
    December 1, 2019

    https://www.engadget.com/2019/12/01...ai-cameras-to-spot-drivers-using-their-phone/
    Transport for NSW: Lights, camera, detection: Drivers beware
     
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