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Once the participant depressed the brake, the pace car began to accelerate at which point the participant removed his foot from the brake and applied pressure to the gas pedal. 36 David L. Strayer et al. 100 80 Pace car’s speed (MPH) 60 Driver’s speed (MPH) 40 Following distance (m) 20 Pace car’s brake lights Driver’s brake response Time (s) Figure 3 A typical sequence of events in the car-following paradigm. Note that in this example, following distance decreased by about 50% during the braking event.
What compounds the risk to public safety is that at any daylight hour it is estimated that over 10% of drivers on US roadways talk on their cell phone (Glassbrenner, 2005). While there are many activities engaged in while driving that are associated with an equal or higher crash risk, few if any have the same exposure as using a cell phone. For the remainder of this chapter, we will examine cognitive sources of distraction, with a particular focus on the role that cell phones play in driver distraction.