Thursday, July 14, 2005

Drivers Don't Practice What They Preach

It sounds like the same result could be found with cell phone behavior ...

American drivers say the aggressive and distracted behavior of other drivers is more aggravating than traffic delays, road construction and personal stress combined – yet they also admit to many of the same bad highway habits they criticize in other drivers, a study finds.

Most drivers admit to engaging in at least one distraction while driving – and the list is growing thanks to technological devices such as global positioning systems, DVD players and text messaging. The poll indicates that multi-tasking while driving is only likely to grow, with the youngest, least experienced drivers being the group most likely to drive while sending or reading a text message or talking on a cell phone.

All that adds up to growing anxiety among drivers, who view the road as an increasingly risky place."   continued ...   (Via Occupational Hazards)

Aggressive Driver - User Interface Design, Human Computer Interaction (HCI), Ergonomics

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