New study finds hands-free cellphone laws associated with fewer driver deaths

Traffic crashes are a leading cause of death in the United States (U.S.), relative to other high-income countries. Drivers’ cellphone use is a common traffic safety hazard. Cellphone use may involve manual distraction (hands off the steering wheel), visual distraction (eyes off the road), and cognitive distraction (mind off driving) and includes activities such as calling, texting, looking at apps and various other uses.

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