Dangerous talk

日期:2019-03-08 06:13:06 作者:习昨廛 阅读:

Chatting on the phone while driving can impair your performance even if you’re using a hands-free model, say British researchers. Psychologists Mark Horswill and Frank McKenna of the University of Reading tested 121 drivers on a simulator. Half the volunteers were given a verbal task to perform as they drove. The researchers found that people doing the verbal task tended to drive closer to the car in front, pulled out into smaller gaps in traffic and reacted more slowly to dangerous situations (British Journal of Psychology, vol 90,