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Is Distracted Driving Getting Worse? AAA Has The Answer (Video)


 Texting isn’t the only problem while driving. The most dangerous distraction comes within the car! Buzz60’s Djenane Beaulieu (@djenanebeaulieu) reports.

Thinking about getting a new car with a state of the art information,  entertainment, navigation system?

You need to know a recent AAA study found these systems can potentially be major distractions while using them on the road. Some make high, very high, demands of drivers to use them properly.

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Is distracted driving getting worse?

It’s not just for the kids anymore as some big-name auto-makers integrate them into more and more models.

Visual and Mental Distractions Behind the Wheel Are Real and Potentially Dangerous

Research from the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety reveals that in-vehicle technology can create dangerous distractions for drivers.

The AAA Foundation’s latest phase of research released in 2017 found that drivers using in-vehicle technologies like voice-based and touch screen features can take their eyes and mental focus off the road and hands off the wheel for potentially dangerous periods of time. The foundation’s report was just released.

Another part of the study lists vehicles and how much effort is needed to operate the system while driving.

[vc_message message_box_style=”outline” message_box_color=”blue”]By Al Sunshine, SouthFloridaReporter.com, Consumer Investigator, Oct. 6, 2017 

Al Sunshine is a South Florida-based Broadcast and Digital Journalist whose career has spanned more than 40 years at the local and national levels. His award-winning investigations have triggered more than a dozen state and local consumer protection laws and his work’s been cited in Congressional Testimony before the U-S House of Representatives. He is best known for his “Shame On You” features for CBS Miami which sought to expose businesses, agencies and individuals defrauding or deceiving consumers, as well as endangering the safety and welfare of the general public. In 2013 Al retired from CBS Miami to set up his own Digital News Business, “Sunshine News, LLC” and Al continues to blog for the Radio, Television, Digital News Association, sponsors of the prestigious Edward R. Murrow Awards”. An avid environmentalist, Al is one of the founding members of the “Miami Pine Rocklands Coalition”. The Florida Non-Profit is fighting to save and restore the last 2% of Pine Rocklands found only in South Florida and nowhere else in the continental United States. Al was recently elected its President.