Most California drivers know that using a phone while driving a car is always a risky proposition - everything from texting and checking emails to dialing or reviewing map directions can turn into a fatal distraction.
A recent study looked closer at the human ability to multitask. By comparing two different types of distractions, the researchers concluded that visual multitasking is particularly dangerous. Even more concerning, the research also found that people are surprisingly overconfident in their ability to juggle tasks like driving and texting. This has big implications for roadway safety: distracted driving is a big source of severe accidents.
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