Providing Views of the Driving Scene to Drivers’ Conversation Partners Mitigates Cell-Phone-Related Distraction

  title={Providing Views of the Driving Scene to Drivers’ Conversation Partners Mitigates Cell-Phone-Related Distraction},
  author={John G. Gaspar and Whitney N. Street and Matthew B. Windsor and Ronald Carbonari and Hank Kaczmarski and Arthur F. Kramer and Kyle E. Mathewson},
  journal={Psychological Science},
  pages={2136 - 2146}
Cell-phone use impairs driving safety and performance. This impairment may stem from the remote partner’s lack of awareness about the driving situation. In this study, pairs of participants completed a driving simulator task while conversing naturally in the car and while talking on a hands-free cell phone. In a third condition, the driver drove while the remote conversation partner could see video of both the road ahead and the driver’s face. We tested the extent to which this additional… Expand
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