News tagged with distraction

Remembering so as not to forget

Verbal distractions are a primary cause of poor memory, according to scientific tests, which prove that the key to preventing ourselves from forgetting is to rehearse and ‘refresh’ our thoughts.

dateJul 20, 2010 in Psychology & Psychiatry
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LaHood criticizes driver distraction lobbying push

(AP) -- Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood criticized a fledgling lobbying campaign on Wednesday which he said would undermine his work to limit drivers' use of cell phones and other electronic devices while behind the ...

dateJul 07, 2010 in Other
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Driving while distracted is a primary-care issue

It's time for physicians to talk to patients about driving while distracted, a problem that has risen to the rough equivalence of drunken driving thanks to the proliferation of phones that allow drivers to talk and text, ...

dateJun 09, 2010 in Other
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Gov't set to ban texting by truck, bus drivers

(AP) -- The Transportation Department on Wednesday proposed a ban on text messaging at the wheel by interstate truck and bus drivers, following up on its call to reduce distractions that lead to crashes.

dateMar 31, 2010 in Other
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