Dr. Gemma Briggs is a Senior Lecturer in Psychology at The Open University, and conducts applied research on how a driver’s attention and perception may alter when they also use a phone. Much of this research aims to identify specifically why phone use causes such distraction. Dr. Graham Hole is a Senior Lecturer in Psychology at the University of... Sussex. His research on driving focuses on the attentional and perceptual problems associated with driving: what information do drivers use in order to detect other road-users (especially vulnerable road-users such as cyclists and motorcyclists), and how is this affected by technological distractions? More
Apr
15

Time for a ban on "hands free" phone use behind the wheel?

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Dr. Graham Hole (University of Sussex) & Dr. Gemma Briggs (Open University) set out their reasons why "hands free" driving is NOT "safe" driving and why they want an outright ban on drivers using mobile phones.

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