One of Australia’s top-rating programs, Channel 9’s “A Current Affair” has broadcast an interesting feature on the dangers of Distracted Driving in Australia.

Featuring interviews with academic experts and law enforcement representatives, the piece also includes a practical demonstration, using a driving simulator, of the effects of texting on driver behaviour and reaction times.

View a video of the broadcast here:

As with most broadcast media, the emphasis in this piece is on texting and cellphone use, but all of the most dangerous distraction characteristics also apply to the increasing use of computers and laptops by the mobile workforce.

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