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Advanced technology in vehicles worsen distracted driving

Drivers are at great risk of being distracted on the road by taking advantage of the high-tech, hands-free features on their vehicles, an article on Fox News stated October 7.

Two recent studies concluded that hand-free methods for using technology while driving is not a safe alternative. Using voice commands programs like Siri routinely increased accidents in driving simulations due to distraction. Another study found that the integrated technology systems in newer cars also are a safety risk. It seems as though a large part of the distraction is mainly due to having to correct errors made by these systems, suggesting that this might eventually be a safer alternative in the future as technology improves.

The attorneys of Habush Habush & Rottier S.C. understand that many people in Rhinelander suffer injuries from accidents caused by distracted drivers. If this has happened to you, treatment funds may be awarded to recover your losses. Dial 800-242-2874 today to consult with our lawyers and learn how we may possibly help you pursue damage claims from negligent parties.

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