Jul 21, 2009 | 11
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) put politics above public safety in 2003 when it suppressed research estimating that cell phone use—both phone calls and text messaging—while driving had caused hundreds of thousands of car accidents and hundreds of crash-related deaths the previous year, the New York Times reports. This information came to light today when two Washington, D.C., consumer advocacy groups—Public Safety and the Ralph Nader-founded Center for Auto Safety—won their Freedom of Information Act lawsuit to make public the some 250 pages of research compiled in 2003.
Based on their research, a team of NHTSA workers estimated that cell phone use by drivers caused 955 fatalities and about 240,000 accidents in 2002. [The documents can be found on the Times Web site.] Other research reinforces the NHTSA's findings: motorists talking on a phone are four times as likely to crash as other drivers, and they are as likely to cause an accident as someone with a .08 blood alcohol content.
May 27, 2009 | 3
Some parents who RBTL are worried that text messaging is G4N and a WOTAM that has ruined their kids' ability to engage in D&M conversations, and has become a new tool for KPC. Other parents see texting as PANS and find NBIF to physicians' and psychologists' concerns that it may trigger "anxiety, distraction in school, falling grades, repetitive stress injury and sleep deprivation," as The New York Times reported earlier this week.
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