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Caution Ahead: The Growing Challenge for Drivers' Attention

driver test subject in new studyMany of the infotainment features in most 2017 vehicles are so distracting they should not be enabled while a vehicle is in motion, according to a new study led by psychology professor, David L. Strayer. The study found In-Vehicle Information Systems take drivers’ attention off the road for too long to be safe. Hopefully the new research would help automakers and system designers improve the functionality of new infotainment systems and the workload they require of drivers, which it said should not exceed a low-level of demand. Read more.

 

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Last Updated: 10/10/17