Texting, driving slows reaction time

It takes an unimpaired driver who is not distracted 0.54 seconds to brake.

Someone whose blood-alcohol content is 0.08 percent – which is above the legal limit for driving – took 4 feet longer to brake.

Someone reading e-mail on their cell phone took 36 feet longer. Someone sending a text took 70 feet longer.

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