University of Utah http://wvxu.org en Hands-free technology doesn't make driving safer, study finds http://wvxu.org/post/hands-free-technology-doesnt-make-driving-safer-study-finds <p>Hands-free is not risk free. That's the message from AAA.</p><p>The auto club is releasing what it calls a groundbreaking study on distracted driving. AAA along with the University of Utah found voice-activated, hands-free technologies on cell phones and in cars pose the greatest risks for distracted driving accidents.</p><p>“The risk is extensive,” says AAA spokesperson Cheryl Parker. “If you have these voice activated, in-car technologies, don’t use them unless you’re safely parked.”</p> Wed, 12 Jun 2013 10:04:29 +0000 Tana Weingartner 13689 at http://wvxu.org Hands-free technology doesn't make driving safer, study finds