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Fully Networked Car workshop to be held at Geneva Motor Show

International Standards could help reduce the dangers of “driver distraction” - caused by using mobile phones and other communication equipment at the wheel - which can have lethal consequences.

“Managing driver distraction” is one of the main themes to be addressed in the Fully Networked Car workshop organized by the partners in the World Standards Cooperation at the upcoming Geneva International Motor Show.

Given the explosion in sales of mobile phones and on-board information and communication technology (ICT) systems, drivers are now commonly making calls, texting, and operating GPS navigators and other equipment while at the wheel of moving vehicles, increasing the risk of traffic accidents.

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