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Cell yakking drivers more dangerous?

A new study from the AEI-Brookings Joint Center for Regulatory Studies finds:

Once we correct for the endogeneity of usage, our models predict no statistically significant increase in accidents from mobile phone usage, whether hand-held or hands-free. Our results call into question previous cost-benefit analyses of bans on mobile phone usage while driving, which typically assume that such bans will have a salutary effect.

Adrian Moore is Vice President, Policy


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