Safe Driving Limiting Distractions

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Safe Driving Limiting Distractions

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Safe Driving Limiting Distractions
The following study is on the safety of driving and the distractions that interfere with driving safety. There are some certain things that can be done to help limit distractions when driving. Cell phones are one of the highest known distractions that tend to cause car accidents. Technologies that are built in to cars today can be the distractions that can affect the way we drive. What are these distractions and what can be done to limit distractions and promote safe driving? Bayer, Joseph B, Campbell, Scott W. (November 2012). Texting while driving on automatic: Considering the frequency-independent side of habit, Computers in Human Behavior, Volume 28, Issue 6, Pages 2083-2090, ISSN 0747-5632, 10.1016/j.chb.2012.06.012. Retrieved from:

The effects of texting while driving can impact the safety of driving but is the frequency-independent components of habit, or automaticity (Campbell, and Bayer 2012). They have experimented with a survey of students to validate Self-Report Habit Index; this study shows that people use their cell phones in the car on habit and tend to be unaware, that it is simply automatic texting when driving. It has become a habit for people to just answer a text or look at their phones when it rings. Westlake, Elizabeth Jane, and Boyle, Linda Ng. (November 2012). Perceptions of driver Distraction among teenage drivers, Transportation Research Part F: Traffic Psychology and Behaviour, Volume 15, Issue 6, Pages 644-653, ISSN 1369-8478, 10.1016/j.trf.2012.06.004. Retrieved from:

Teenagers were surveyed to assess their driving opinions and...
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