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What should of been evident to many, voice commands are just as distracting as fumbling for buttons, especially when the VC won't do just what you want it too. "Call Mom.... NO, NOT BOB!!!!!, FAHH#$%^&*!!!!"

A new study undertaken by the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety says that voice controls in our vehicles may be just as distracting as the buttons and knobs that they are meant to replace.

To get these results, researchers had test subjects send text messages, post social media updates and schedule appointments using hands-free technology while driving in a simulator to gauge mental strain. Those tested measured 4 points on a 5-point scale for mental strain while using Apple’s Siri hands-free system, which was deemed to be the most distracting systems according to the research.
http://www.autoguide.com/auto-news/2014/10/voice-controls-infotainment-deemed-overwhelming-aaa.html
 

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Just what I thought, anything like this that requires your attention while driving is a distraction.
Its not like rocket science, eh? Its amazing how people don't understand that as long as you are doing anything other than driving while driving, it is a distraction. it just seems pretty stupid to not understand the concept of a distraction.
 

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Its not like rocket science, eh? Its amazing how people don't understand that as long as you are doing anything other than driving while driving, it is a distraction. it just seems pretty stupid to not understand the concept of a distraction.
then why are people so adament for infotainment. These are the same people saying we have a distracted driving problem after all?
 
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