Crash

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Crash:

Crash

Multitasking:

Multitasking “Those sleep-deprived, multitasking drivers– clutching cell phones, fiddling with their radios or applying lipstick—apparently are involved in an awful lot of crashes.”

Multitasking:

Multitasking Working Definition: the carrying out of two or more tasks at the same time by one person

Multitasking:

Multitasking

Distracted:

Distracted “Distracted drivers were involved in nearly eight out of 10 collisions or near-crashes, says a study released Thursday by the government.”

Distracted:

Distracted Working Definition: having the attention diverted

Distracted:

Distracted

Threefold:

Threefold “…found that the risk of a crash increases almost threefold when a driver is dialing a cell phone.”

Threefold:

Threefold Working Definition: three times as great or as much

Potential:

Potential “Wary of the potential damage to man and machine, all of the driving would be done in a straight line.”

Potential:

Potential Working Definition: capable of being or becoming

Potential:

Potential

Prevalence:

Prevalence “Given the prevalence of the Black Berry, the iPhone , and other text-friendly mobile phones, the test subjects would have devices…”

Prevalence:

Prevalence Working Definition: widespread; of wide extent or occurrence; in general use or acceptance.

Prevalence:

Prevalence

Demographic:

Demographic “The older demographic would be covered by head honcho Eddie Alterman , 37, using a Samsung Alias.

Demographic:

Demographic Working Definition: a section of the population sharing common characteristics, such as age, sex, class, etc

Demographic:

Demographic

Primary:

Primary “The key element to driving safely is keeping your eyes and your mind on the road. Text messaging distracts any driver from that primary task.”

Primary:

Primary Working Definition: first or highest in rank or importance

Pedestrians:

Pedestrians “We were using a straight road without any traffic, road signals, or pedestrians, and we were only looking at reaction times.”

Pedestrians:

Pedestrians Working Definition: a person who goes or travels on foot; walker

Pedestrians:

Pedestrians

Ordinances:

Ordinances “A few jurisdictions have passed ordinances against texting while driving.”

Ordinances:

Ordinances Working Definition: an authoritative rule or law; a decree or command

Ordinances:

Ordinances

Banned:

Banned “Texting should be banned in moving vehicles for all drivers.”

Banned:

Banned Working Definition: to prohibit, forbid, or bar; interdict

Banned:

Banned

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