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Cell Phones & Driving Auto

When you're driving a car, your eyes are in constant motion—scanning the road for signs, pedestrians, and potential hazards. But if you're talking on a cell phone, watch out: it may give you tunnel vision.

The risk of thinking while driving. I'm Bob Hirshon and this is Science Update.

Ask someone who routinely chats on a cell phone in their car, and they might insist it doesn't affect their driving. But a new study suggests that doing things that require thinking—like talking on a cell phone—could in fact be stealing your attention away from the road.

Cell Phones & Driving Auto

When you're driving a car, your eyes are in constant motion—scanning the road for signs, pedestrians, and potential hazards. But if you're talking on a cell phone, watch out: it may give you tunnel vision.

The risk of thinking while driving. I'm Bob Hirshon and this is Science Update.

Ask someone who routinely chats on a cell phone in their car, and they might insist it doesn't affect their driving. But a new study suggests that doing things that require thinking—like talking on a cell phone—could in fact be stealing your attention away from the road.

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