The study found drivers using voice-based and touch screen features were distracted for more than 40 seconds when completing tasks such sending a text or programming navigation.
Drivers taking their eyes off the road for just two seconds doubles their chances of a crash, AAA said. In 2012, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) released a set of voluntary safety guidelines advising automakers to block access to tasks when vehicles are not parked. When driving at 25 miles per hour, a driver can travel the length of four football fields during the same amount of time.
"We strongly urge drivers to avoid the temptation of engaging with technology that distracts them from the mentally-demanding job of driving", said RAC road safety spokesman Pete Williams.
According to a study by the American Automobile Association Foundation, usually the driver of a vehicle moving at the speed of 25 miles per hour takes somewhere around 40 seconds to program the navigation system of the auto. However, that may be more than offset by infotainment systems, according to new research. Programming navigation while driving was available in 12 of the 30 vehicle systems tested.
Toyota had three vehicles coming in with "low" rankings, including the Camry SE, Corolla SE and the Toyota Sienna XLE. However, 24% feel that the technology now in the auto is enough to work perfectly and do not need any advance technology.
Packers top Bears, lose Montgomery & Adams to injury That was impressive given that Green Bay essentially fielded a starting five of four guards and center Corey Linsley . Chuck Supple is in Green Bay rooting for the Bears , the Packers' opponent on "Thursday Night Football ".
That's why my team spends a lot of time thinking about ways we can make deliveries faster and more convenient for customers. The retailer announced today that it has acquired technology-based, same-day, and last-mile delivery company Parcel .
The two countries led the agreement between OPEC and non-OPEC producers to cut crude production till the end of March 2018. In September, Saudi Arabia hosted Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov for the first official visit in years.
The protests were magnified last week after Trump said at an Alabama rally that each anthem protester is a "son of a b***t". On Saturday, Trump again raised the issue on Twitter, demanding players stand for the anthem.
The Google Home Mini is a sleek design with rounded corners to make it look like an ornament and seemingly integrate into a room. In this case, telling your Home "where's my phone" will ping the nearest Android device paired with your Google account.
A woman tied to the man responsible for a massacre at a Las Vegas concert has a Memphis connection, FOX13 has learned. The wife of Stephen Paddock , a time desired by the forces of the order, was located "abroad", he said.
The True HDR workflow and physics-based rendering tech of Scapes must be experienced firsthand to be truly appreciated. Those playing in the campaign can start unlocking vehicles, in-game currency, and experience out of the gate.
Similarly, Ricciardo managed to overtake Valtteri Bottas early on and held onto his position for the entirety of the race. It was Hamilton's fourth straight podium in Malaysia, fifth overall and seemingly one of the toughest.
"[Puerto Ricans] want everything to be done for them when it should be a community effort ", he said on Twitter . Trump says in tweets that the federal government has done "a great job with the nearly impossible situation".
Mattis says staying in Iran deal is in USA interests
After Trump's new policy was announced, though, McCain applauded the president "for taking a big step in the right direction". India and Afghanistan have also been time and again charging their neighbour Pakistan with similar allegations.
In Catalonia hosted a large-scale protest
Seibert noted that Merkel wasn't seeking to mediate the dispute between Madrid and Catalonia's regional government in Barcelona. Their main goal was to show Madrid and the worldwide community that hundreds of thousands of Catalans support independence .
Gran Turismo Sport Demo Launching Next Week and Will Be Timed
Players will have until October 12 to check the game out via the demo, but after that date the demo will no longer be available. We are excited to announce a free GT Sport 4-day demo, available via PlayStation Store from October 9th through October 12th.