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Cell Phones, Automobile Accidents & The Country Road

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Rural drivers using cell phones while driving are nearly four times more likely to cause automobile accidents than rural drivers not using cell phones, according to a new study from Montana State University. What could the increased accident rate of cell phone users be in Tampa Bay?

When cell phone users are causing 4 times the accidents than non-cell phone using rural drivers in Montana, what could the increased accident rate be on the busy metropolitan roads of Tampa Bay?

I seem to recall that there are more cows in Montana than people. Even so, Dodgeball reports on the findings of a recent study.

Rural drivers using cell phones while driving are nearly four times more likely to cause automobile accidents than rural drivers not using cell phones, according to a new study by the Western Transportation Institute based at Montana State University.As one of the first studies conducted in rural areas, the findings corroborate data showing that rural drivers should hang up and drive.