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Smart Watches – Good for You But Not for Your Driving

Mar 09, 2015

The Sunday Times has reported that Apple is to introduce their own smart watch today to compete with other manufacturers. These gadgets link up with your smart phone and both interact with each other to keep you (even more) informed.

However when research was carried out by the TRL (Transport Research Laboratory) looking or being distracted by these latest ‘must have’ accessories caused a driver to react more than three times slower to a road hazard as against normal driving. Not so smart if you are another driver or pedestrian at the receiving end.


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Pete joined Nockolds in 2004 as a Partner within the Family Team. Before joining the firm Pete graduated from Bristol University with a degree in ...

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