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Texting With Google Glass While Driving Is Only Marginally Safer: Study

TUE, 30 SEP, 2014

Using the ‘wearable computer’ Google Glass to compose a text message while driving is no safer than using a mobile phone handset to typ...

Young Drivers Not Getting The Mobile Message: Study

WED, 26 MAR, 2014

A new survey on young driver behaviour has found that while few are sending text messages from behind the wheel, many continue to look at their pho...

One In Four Drivers Still Texting At The Wheel: NRMA

MON, 23 SEP, 2013

A new survey with insurer NRMA has found that many motorists are still risking lives by using their mobile phones illegally while driving.

Mobile Phone Use 'Equivalent To Drunk Driving': RACQ

THU, 20 MAY, 2010

NEW RESEARCH has shown that using a mobile phone while driving can delay reaction time as much as having a blood alcohol content of 0.08 percent...

Tests Reveal Extent Of Danger While Texting At The Wheel

FRI, 19 FEB, 2010

NEW RESEARCH by insurer NRMA has shown that motorists prone to 'texting' at the wheel take their eyes off the road for an average o...

Texting While Driving On The Rise In 2010

MON, 25 JAN, 2010

Telstra has found that almost a third of Australian motorists are reading and sending SMS messages while driving. Around 31 percent of male respon...

NSW Police 24-Hour Blitz Nabs Nearly 1100 Using Mobiles While Driving

FRI, 4 DEC, 2009

conducted over 24 hours by NSW Police on Wednesday saw 1059 motorists caught talking or texting on their mobile phones while driving. Titled 'Oper...

Texting While Driving Increases Crash Risk By 23 Times: Study

WED, 29 JUL, 2009

A STUDY by the US-based Virginia Tech Transportation Insitute has found that texting on a mobile phone while driving increased the risk of a crash ...