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Cellular Phones and Driving Safety

Driver inattention is a contributing factor to 50% of all highway crashes, says the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. A 1997 study by The New England Journal of Medicine finds that talking on a cellular phone may quadruple a person’s risk of having a serious accident.

Some cell phone safety tips are:

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