- Apple CarPlay and Android Auto impair driving more than alcohol, research finds
- Drivers using touch screens struggle to maintain lane position, keep a consistent speed and anticipate road obstacles.
- It found the impact on reaction time when using these systems’ touch-screen controls over voice control was found to be worse than the reaction time recorded when texting while driving resulting in an increased stopping distance of up to five car lengths at freeway speeds.
- Additionally, a driver’s ability to maintain a consistent speed, a safe distance from the vehicle in-front and a car’s lane position also suffered.
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