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Tech Tuesday: New Findings On Distracted Driving

A new study says even voice-activated texting and hands-free phone calls are distracting when you're behind the wheel. The electronics association disagrees, but has its own answers for safer driving. Tech Tuesday explores cognitive distraction and "inattention blindness" for drivers, and examines guidelines for automakers and apps for consumers to help reduce distracted driving.

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