Texting Ourselves to Death
Is Distracted Driving a Solvable Problem or a Fact of Life?
|More than 37,000 Americans died on U.S. roads in 2016* – a staggering number. Policymakers, law enforcement and victims’ families point to distracted driving as an important contributing factor. But so far, efforts to curb distracted driving have fallen woefully short. With 94 percent of crashes involving human error*, can brain science and psychology provide insights to dramatically reduce distraction-related roadway fatalities and injuries? Can technology play a role in solving the problem it helped to create? Attend this luncheon program and explore the science of the distracted brain and the most promising approaches to combat distracted driving.
|Presented by the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health's Center for Health Communication, the Travelers Institute, the National Safety Council, the Road to Zero Coalition and MassBike.
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