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The Manila Times
Study finds in-car infotainment systems dangerous to driversout a text message on your cellphone? Programming the infotainment system in y
The Manila Times / Posted 4 days ago
out a text message on your cellphone? Programming the infotainment system in your vehicle, according to a study from the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety. And, the study indicates, it’s not even close. While old-school vehicle entertainment... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
746 miles on a charge? Experts say sweet spot for electric vehicles is less40 miles a day of travel commuting to and from work,” Gross said. And that 40-
Detroit Free Press / Posted 5 days ago
40 miles a day of travel commuting to and from work,” Gross said. And that 40-mile estimate might even be generous. An AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety survey released in September found that the average daily commute is less than 30... Read more
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Philly.com
Complex infotainment systems are putting driver lives at risk, says AAAthe time they spend with their eyes off the road and hands off the wheel,” said
Philly.com / Posted 9 days ago
the time they spend with their eyes off the road and hands off the wheel,” said Dr. David Yang, executive director for the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety. Drivers are more at risk, Yang said, if the infotainment system isn’t designed with... Read more
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New Kerala
New Vehicle Infotainment Systems Create Increased Distractions Behind the Wheel - newkerala news #279454off the road and hands off the wheel for potentially dangerous periods of time,
New Kerala / Posted 9 days ago
off the road and hands off the wheel for potentially dangerous periods of time, according to new research from the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety. Drivers using in-vehicle technologies like voice-based and touch screen features were... Read more
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The Omak-Okanogan County Chronicle
Fall weather means snowa factor in nearly half a million crashes and more than two thousand road death
The Omak-Okanogan County Chronicle / Posted 10 days ago
a factor in nearly half a million crashes and more than two thousand road deaths every winter, according to research by the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety. OLYMPIA — Fall has arrived, and snow has already arrived on some of our mountain... Read more
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KRDO Colorado Springs
High-tech dashboard systems create dangerous distractions for driversmove, a distraction that significantly increases the chances of an accident. T
KRDO Colorado Springs / Posted 10 days ago
move, a distraction that significantly increases the chances of an accident. That's one big take-away from a study by the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety that measured the time it takes drivers to use the latest in-dash infotainment systems.... Read more
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News 8000
High-tech dashboard systems create dangerous distractions for driversmove, a distraction that significantly increases the chances of an accident. T
News 8000 / Posted 10 days ago
move, a distraction that significantly increases the chances of an accident. That's one big take-away from a study by the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety that measured the time it takes drivers to use the latest in-dash infotainment systems.... Read more
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KTXS Abilene
High-tech dashboard systems create dangerous distractions for driversmove, a distraction that significantly increases the chances of an accident. T
KTXS Abilene / Posted 10 days ago
move, a distraction that significantly increases the chances of an accident. That's one big take-away from a study by the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety that measured the time it takes drivers to use the latest in-dash infotainment systems.... Read more
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KECI Missoula
High-tech dashboard systems create dangerous distractions for driversmove, a distraction that significantly increases the chances of an accident. T
KECI Missoula / Posted 10 days ago
move, a distraction that significantly increases the chances of an accident. That's one big take-away from a study by the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety that measured the time it takes drivers to use the latest in-dash infotainment systems.... Read more
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KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene
High-tech dashboard systems create dangerous distractions for driversmove, a distraction that significantly increases the chances of an accident. T
KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene / Posted 10 days ago
move, a distraction that significantly increases the chances of an accident. That's one big take-away from a study by the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety that measured the time it takes drivers to use the latest in-dash infotainment systems.... Read more
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The Palm Beach Post
New danger for drivers:car infotainment systems, study findscan distract drivers — and be more dangerous to other motorists — than texting
The Palm Beach Post / Posted 10 days ago
can distract drivers — and be more dangerous to other motorists — than texting while driving, according to a study from the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety. Programming the infotainment system in your vehicle, according to a study from the AAA... Read more
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KXLY-TV Spokane
High-tech dashboard systems create dangerous distractions for driversmove, a distraction that significantly increases the chances of an accident. T
KXLY-TV Spokane / Posted 10 days ago
move, a distraction that significantly increases the chances of an accident. That's one big take-away from a study by the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety that measured the time it takes drivers to use the latest in-dash infotainment systems.... Read more
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WCYB 5 Tri-Cities
High-tech dashboard systems create dangerous distractions for driversmove, a distraction that significantly increases the chances of an accident. T
WCYB 5 Tri-Cities / Posted 10 days ago
move, a distraction that significantly increases the chances of an accident. That's one big take-away from a study by the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety that measured the time it takes drivers to use the latest in-dash infotainment systems.... Read more
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KRCR TV Redding
High-tech dashboard systems create dangerous distractions for driversmove, a distraction that significantly increases the chances of an accident. T
KRCR TV Redding / Posted 10 days ago
move, a distraction that significantly increases the chances of an accident. That's one big take-away from a study by the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety that measured the time it takes drivers to use the latest in-dash infotainment systems.... Read more
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News Channel 12 New Bern
High-tech dashboard systems create dangerous distractions for driversmove, a distraction that significantly increases the chances of an accident. T
News Channel 12 New Bern / Posted 10 days ago
move, a distraction that significantly increases the chances of an accident. That's one big take-away from a study by the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety that measured the time it takes drivers to use the latest in-dash infotainment systems.... Read more
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KESQ Palm Springs
High-tech dashboard systems create dangerous distractions for driversmove, a distraction that significantly increases the chances of an accident. T
KESQ Palm Springs / Posted 10 days ago
move, a distraction that significantly increases the chances of an accident. That's one big take-away from a study by the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety that measured the time it takes drivers to use the latest in-dash infotainment systems.... Read more
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Top Gear Philippines
Study: Using a car's touchscreen increases the risk of accidentsIs driving a vehicle equipped with a touchscreen infotainment 'unsafe?' Accordi
Top Gear Philippines / Posted 12 days ago
Is driving a vehicle equipped with a touchscreen infotainment 'unsafe?' According to new research by the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety, it's possible. According to the organization, drivers using in-car tech such as voice commands and... Read more
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TribLIVE
New cars: More distracting than ever, study findsand complexity of the vehicle in the last two to three years,” said David Stray
TribLIVE / Posted 12 days ago
and complexity of the vehicle in the last two to three years,” said David Strayer, lead scientist in the study by the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety. Distracted driving is underreported because many drivers don't admit to their... Read more
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Times Leader
New study: In-vehicle gadgets produce long distraction periodproperly designed, simple tasks for drivers can become complicated and require
Times Leader / Posted 12 days ago
properly designed, simple tasks for drivers can become complicated and require more effort from drivers to complete.” The AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety commissioned researchers from the University of Utah to examine the visual (eyes off road)... Read more
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MPNnow.com
Lane Ranger: Newer car models redirect drivers' attentionoff the road and hands off the wheel for potentially dangerous periods of time,
MPNnow.com / Posted 12 days ago
off the road and hands off the wheel for potentially dangerous periods of time, according to the research from the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety. Drivers using in-vehicle technologies such as voice-based and touchscreen features... Read more
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NJ.com
More people are dying in alcohol-related car crashes in N.J.they spend with their eyes and attention off the road and hands off the wheel,"
NJ.com / Posted 12 days ago
they spend with their eyes and attention off the road and hands off the wheel," said David Yang, executive director of the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety. Meanwhile, more pedestrians died on U.S. highways in 2016, 5,987, than in any year since... Read more
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MPNnow.com
Lane Ranger: Newer car models redirecting drivers' attentionoff the road and hands off the wheel for potentially dangerous periods of time,
MPNnow.com / Posted 13 days ago
off the road and hands off the wheel for potentially dangerous periods of time, according to the research from the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety. Drivers using in-vehicle technologies such as voice-based and touchscreen features... Read more
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The Palm Beach Post
Drivers distracted by dashboard technology at higher risk of crashingcomplicated dashboard screens and technology are at higher risk for traffic acc
The Palm Beach Post / Posted 14 days ago
complicated dashboard screens and technology are at higher risk for traffic accidents, according to a new study by the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety. “Driver distraction caused by visual, manual, or cognitive interactions unrelated to the... Read more
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Springfield News-Sun
Drivers distracted by dashboard technology at higher risk of crashingcomplicated dashboard screens and technology are at higher risk for traffic acc
Springfield News-Sun / Posted 14 days ago
complicated dashboard screens and technology are at higher risk for traffic accidents, according to a new study by the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety. >> Read more trending news “Driver distraction caused by visual, manual, or cognitive... Read more
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ajc.com
Drivers distracted by dashboard technology at higher risk of crashingcomplicated dashboard screens and technology are at higher risk for traffic acc
ajc.com / Posted 14 days ago
complicated dashboard screens and technology are at higher risk for traffic accidents, according to a new study by the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety. “Driver distraction caused by visual, manual, or cognitive interactions unrelated to the... Read more
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WCSH 6 Portland
AAA:of GoDriving.co in Saco. "That's an awful lot for a teenager or even a beginner
WCSH 6 Portland / Posted 14 days ago
of GoDriving.co in Saco. "That's an awful lot for a teenager or even a beginner driver -- it can be overwhelming." The AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety commissioned researchers from the University of Utah to examine the visual (eyes off road)... Read more
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WLBZ Bangor
AAA:of GoDriving.co in Saco. "That's an awful lot for a teenager or even a beginner
WLBZ Bangor / Posted 14 days ago
of GoDriving.co in Saco. "That's an awful lot for a teenager or even a beginner driver -- it can be overwhelming." The AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety commissioned researchers from the University of Utah to examine the visual (eyes off road)... Read more
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CBS News
Car infotainment causes big distractions, AAA saysoccasionally promise reduced distraction, but how well do they deliver on that
CBS News / Posted 14 days ago
occasionally promise reduced distraction, but how well do they deliver on that promise? According to a new study from the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety, not really. The AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety commissioned the University of Utah to... Read more
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CNET
New infotainment tech causes big distractions, AAA study findsoccasionally promise reduced distraction, but how well do they deliver on that
CNET / Posted 14 days ago
occasionally promise reduced distraction, but how well do they deliver on that promise? According to a new study from the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety, not really. The AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety commissioned the University of Utah to... Read more
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Dayton Daily News
Which cars are most distracting? AAA study reveals offendersin many new vehicles are too distracting, putting motorists at risk of crashes,
Dayton Daily News / Posted 14 days ago
in many new vehicles are too distracting, putting motorists at risk of crashes, according to a new study funded by the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety. The study, conducted by researchers at the University of Utah, tested 30 vehicle... Read more
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Mashable
Car tech is distracting drivers for alarming amounts of time, study sayshow much time a driver spends looking at their screens, not the road. They comp
Mashable / Posted 14 days ago
how much time a driver spends looking at their screens, not the road. They completed the study in partnership with the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety, and found that even common touchscreen tasks distracted drivers for more than 24... Read more
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Dayton Daily News
AAA: Cars that make driving dangerousOne of the causes of dangerously distracted driving may be vehicles themselves.
Dayton Daily News / Posted 14 days ago
One of the causes of dangerously distracted driving may be vehicles themselves. New research from the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety shows that drivers using in-vehicle technologies — like voice-activated and touch-screen features — were visually... Read more
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NBC Connecticut
Dashboard Devices Causing More Distracted Driving: AAAwith Ching-He Huang; Demi Lovato performs. A new study from the AAA Foundati
NBC Connecticut / Posted 14 days ago
with Ching-He Huang; Demi Lovato performs. A new study from the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety found that infotainment centers included in the dashboards of our cars are causing high... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
Complex infotainment systems are putting driver lives at risk, says the AAAthe time they spend with their eyes off the road and hands off the wheel,” said
Los Angeles Times / Posted 15 days ago
the time they spend with their eyes off the road and hands off the wheel,” said Dr. David Yang, executive director for the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety. Drivers are more at risk, Yang said, if the infotainment system isn’t designed with... Read more
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The Omak-Okanogan County Chronicle
AAA: Truck safety technology can prevent crashestechnologies has the potential to prevent up to 63,000 truck related crashes ea
The Omak-Okanogan County Chronicle / Posted 27 days ago
technologies has the potential to prevent up to 63,000 truck related crashes each year, according to new research from the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety. AAA recommends all large trucks, both existing and new, get equipped with cost effective... Read more
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Staten Island Advance
Should we require people over 70 to pass regular driving tests?the issue. It should be your ability to handle the car and drive safely," said
Staten Island Advance / Posted 29 days ago
the issue. It should be your ability to handle the car and drive safely," said Jurek Grabowski, research director for the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety, a nonprofit research and education group. The AARP and AAA told the Associated Press that... Read more
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Santa Fe Reporter
Driven to Distractionthe economy hit the skids in 2007. They’re now on the road with less experience
Santa Fe Reporter / Posted 30 days ago
the economy hit the skids in 2007. They’re now on the road with less experience, but are more likely to be distracted. The AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety found earlier this year that younger drivers don’t necessarily believe texting and driving... Read more
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Market Watch
3 hard decisions you must make before someone does it for youare three aging decisions to make before someone makes them for you: 1. The de
Market Watch / Posted a month ago
are three aging decisions to make before someone makes them for you: 1. The decision to stop driving According to the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety, drivers in their 50s and 60s have one of the lowest crash rates of any age. This starts to... Read more
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New York Post
Marijuana legalization hasn’t led to more drug abuse: studyand hospitalizations. For instance, in the year after recreational marijuana be
New York Post / Posted 1 months ago
and hospitalizations. For instance, in the year after recreational marijuana became legal, Washington state saw double the number of traffic deaths because of drivers under the influence of the drug, according to the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safe... Read more
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Market Watch
Marijuana legalization hasn’t led to more drug or alcohol abuse among young peopleinstance, in the year after recreational marijuana became legal, Washington sta
Market Watch / Posted 1 months ago
instance, in the year after recreational marijuana became legal, Washington state saw double the number of traffic deaths because of drivers under the influence of the drug, according to the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety. More from Marke... Read more

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