July 4, 2013

The More You Talk On--Or To--Your Phone, The Worse You Drive

While texting while driving rightly gets a bad rap, new text-to-speech technologies look even worse. ReadWriteWeb reports.

quotemarksright.jpgWhile app developers are flooding the market with speech-to-text products to give drivers a legal alternative to texting, new research suggests that text-to-speech technologies may not help, and could actually make things worse.

According to a study done by AT&T, 49% of adults text while driving, despite 98% of us knowing that it's unsafe to do so. For 40% of us, it's more than just an occasional text: it's a habit.quotesmarksleft.jpg

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Previously: - Study Confirms Hands-Free Texting While Driving Is Unsafe

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