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Think texting when stopped in traffic is safe? Think again-it takes up to 27 seconds after texting for our brains to fully engage in the driving task

So you only text when stopped at traffic lights, thinking if you are stopped, it has to be safe. You text and then before the light turns green you stop texting. As long as you are looking at the road and not at your phone when you begin to move it has to be safe, right ? According to researchers at the University of Utah the answer is an unequivocal “no.” [….]


AAJ Law School Trial Advocacy Competition (STAC) Issue – Cognitive Distraction Behind the Wheel

The 2015 AAJ Law School Trial Advocacy Competition (STAC) was written by’s Joel Feldman and Larry Coben of Anapol Schwartz. STAC is the largest mock trial advocacy competition in the country with more than 150 law schools competing. This year’s case is a products liability action against a car manufacturer whose new vehicles contained