Utah Psychologist David Strayer (IMAGE) University of Utah Caption University of Utah psychology professor David Strayer led new studies showing how in-vehicle, voice-activated systems to make calls, tune the radio, receive and send texts, navigate and perform other tasks can seriously distract motorists from paying attention to the road. The new research was sponsored by the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety. Credit © Dan Campbell/AAA 2014. Usage Restrictions None License Licensed content Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.