Wi-Fi enabled cars pose ‘great concern’ to safety, says researcher

TORONTO – Researchers are warning that plans to provide high-speed Internet access in Canadian vehicles will pose a great safety risk to drivers who are easily distracted by voice-operated devices.
“Because of the potential for driver distraction, safety should be of great concern,” said University of Toronto professor Ian Spence, author of a new study on the impact of auditory distractions on visual attention.