Hands-free devices also a distraction while driving, U of U study shows

Posted at 5:47 PM, Oct 07, 2014
and last updated 2014-10-07 19:47:12-04

SALT LAKE CITY -- Utah’s distracted driving law does not allow motorists to manipulate their electronic devices while driving – but hands-free technologies like Siri are OK to use.

A study from the University of Utah shows that while the hands-free option is legal, it may not be safe.

Author of the study Joel Cooper was in studio to talk about his findings.

Watch the full interview in the video above.