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Distracted driving

Author: Stefan Kiesbye
Publisher: Detroit : Greenhaven Press, ©2012.
Series: At issue., Social issues.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Examines the causes of distracted driving, including texting, navigation systems, and eating in the car, and their repercussions.
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Genre/Form: Nonfiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Stefan Kiesbye
ISBN: 9780737755664 0737755660 9780737755671 0737755679
OCLC Number: 744303072
Description: 92 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction --
Teens and distracted driving / Mary Madden and Amanda Lenhart --
Efforts to curb distracted driving may be misguided / Jayne O'Donnell --
Efforts to ban cell phone use while driving are misguided / Andrew Ferguson --
Texting while driving is as dangerous as drunk driving / Stephanie Hanes --
Laws against texting while driving are ineffective / Ashley Halsey, III --
Cell phone use and texting account for many traffic fatalities / Scott Mayerowitz and Lisa Stark --
Cultural change is needed to stop teens from texting while driving / Tim Nelson --
Use of navigation systems is a leading cause of car accidents / Mark Macaskill and Kay Smith --
Eating behind the wheel is a distraction / Lucia Huntington --
Some foods and drinks can lead to dangerous distractions / Insure.com --
Children in the backseat are the worst distraction for drivers / David Petrie --
Multitasking leads to distracted driving / Edmunds.com.
Series Title: At issue., Social issues.
Responsibility: Stefan Kiesbye, book editor.

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Examines the causes of distracted driving, including texting, navigation systems, and eating in the car, and their repercussions.

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