Driven from distraction

Help may be at hand, though. Research presented on April 20th at the Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems in Seoul, South Korea, by Kim SeungJun, Chun Jaemin and Anind Dey of Carnegie Mellon University, in Pennsylvania, shows that yet more technology can ameliorate the problem—not by precluding the use of phones, but by minimising the distraction they cause to drivers of all ages.