Surprising Cognitive Driver Distractions

When most people think of distracted driving, they likely think of texting, checking Facebook, emailing, or other similar handheld mobile device activities. However, several other seemingly innocuous occurrences can be distracting enough to lead to an accident. The following are examples of surprising cognitive driver distractions that should be avoided whenever possible. In-Car “Infotainment” Systems In response to the dangers of looking at a smartphone or GPS device, various vehicle [...]