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The evidence on hands-free cell phone devices while driving

July 9, 2013

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"Whether it’s a quick call to ask what’s needed from the grocery store or catching up with a long-distance friend – people everywhere talk on cell phones while they’re driving.

"It’s long been recognized that talking on the phone while driving increases your risk of being involved in a crash. But in recent years, car and technology companies have marketed hands-free devices as a safer way to talk while driving.

"Now a growing body of evidence suggests using hands-free phone devices such as ear pieces and Bluetooth is equally as dangerous as talking on a cell phone normally."

Read the full post on the BCTR's Evidence-Based Living blog:

The evidence on hands-free cell phone devices while driving

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