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Banning handheld phone use by drivers had NO effect on accident rate - study

Vic

After all talking hands-free should logically be not much different than carrying on a conversation with a passenger

It is.

Compressed audio necessarily involves a delay. If this is <50ms, you won't notice.

But when the delay is ~150ms, the conversation is significantly distracting.

Next time you make a GSM call, think about the delay you're experiencing. It's not 50ms...

Vic.

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