Distraction & Driving

Distraction and Driving

Britain’s roads are pretty crowded places these days. It is not only the 35,000,000 vehicles on the roads, the 1.5 million motor bikes, and innumerable number of cyclists and pedestrians, but also some 4.5 million road signs, and these are just the external distractions and concentration breakers ready to distract you while driving.

Internally, many modern cars have dashboards looking like those in a space shuttle, with touch screens, voice commands, and information read-outs all needing variable amounts of attention and concentration.

Throw into the mix, the modern day smart phone. Some car manufacturers have built in the ability for hands-free conversations over the phone, but it is an area coming under Continue reading “Distraction & Driving”