-In no particular order, as they ALL serve to litter our highways and
byways with various and sundrie roadkill-
1. Cell phone use while driving
2. Smoking while driving
3. Eating or drinking while driving
4. reading maps while driving
5. talking politics religion or sports while driving
6. kids fighting while driving, either:
a. soundproof compartment
b gaseous anesthesia
8 thinking of sex while driving
9 listening to political talk radio while driving
10 worrying about sick relatives while driving
11 passengers giving birth while driving
12 showing yer tits while on the road
13 actually having sex while driving
14 thinking about what's showing on the rear seat DVD screen while
15 Thinking about a work problem while driving
16 getting lost while driving
17 not defensively driving , failure to hone psychic powers
18 needing to go to bathroom BAD.. while driving
19 reading GPS screen while driving
20 failure to soundproof car while driving, thus distraction from next
car backfiring or noxious boom-box
... aw hell did i mention just THINKING while driving?
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Rich <email@example.com> wrote in news:mjttk1p8sca82hb4o4n3jjsa67ndc8cl21@
> An older study, long before the roads
> were littered with bodies from this.
> From the results of the study that has been described in this report,
> the following conclusions may be offered.
> 1. All forms of cellular phone usage lead to significant
> increases in the establishment of non-response to highway-traffic
> situations and increase in time to respond.
> 2. Complex, intense conversation leads to the greatest
> increases in likelihood of overlooking significant highway traffic
> conditions, and the time to respond to them. The distracting effect is
> similar to that of tuning a radio. The effect of placing calls or
> engaging in casual conversation is less of a problem, although,
> calling tends to retard responses.
> 3. The distracting effect of cellular phone use among drivers
> over age 50 is two- to three-times as great as that of younger drivers
> and encompasses all three aspects of cellular phone use - placing
> calls and carrying on simple and complex conversations. The effect is
> to increase non-response by 33-38%.
> 4. Prior experience with cellular phones appears to bear no
> relation to the distracting effect of cellular phone use.