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Hands-free kits don't improve road safety

Posted on Wednesday, July 13 2005 @ 02:29:36 CEST by

Governments push cell phone users to use hands-free kits in cars but a study of Australian drivers concludes that hands-free devices don't improve safety. The study claims that no matter how, making phone calls during driving fourfolds the risk to be involved in a serious crash.
The study, which is to appear in The British Medical Journal today, is the first of its kind to use actual crash data and cellphone records to show a link between talking on the phone and being seriously injured in an accident.

It is also the first to conclude definitively outside of a laboratory setting that holding a phone to the ear or talking through a hands-free device pose the same risks.
Read more about the report at NY Times



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