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Contact: Valoree Dowell
v.dowell@ucomm.utah.edu
801-585-6861
University of Utah

David Strayer and Jason Watson, University of Utah

Caption: University of Utah psychologists David Strayer and Jason Watson in a driving simulator they use to study how cellular phones and texting distract drivers. Their latest study found that 39 out of 40 people cannot drive safely while talking on a cell phone.

Credit: Valoree Dowell, University of Utah

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