Cellphone talkers as bad as drunk drivers - study

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By Maggie Fox, Health and Science Correspondent WASHINGTON, June 29 (Reuters) - People who talk on cellphones while driving, even using "hands-free" devices, are as impaired as drunk drivers, researchers said on Thursday. "If legislators really want to address driver distraction, then they should consider outlawing cell phone use while driving," said Frank Drews, an assistant professor of psychology at the University of Utah who worked on the study. The researchers used a driving ...

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