Study: Cells make young drivers react like seniors

From CNN:

A report from the University of Utah says that when motorists between 18 and 25 talk on cell phones, they drive like elderly people — moving and reacting more slowly and increasing their risk of accidents.
‘If you put a 20-year-old driver behind the wheel with a cell phone, his reaction times are the same as a 70-year-old driver,’ said David Strayer, a University of Utah psychology professor and principal author of the study. ‘It’s like instant aging.’

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