A telephone conversation is

Submitted by Gary B on 10 June 2016 - 04:10 pm

A telephone conversation is nothing like a conversation with a passenger. On a phone conversation messages are delivered at a significantly higher pace, that is more words per minute. A passenger is aware of their environment and will often amend their conversation for example by not talking, or pausing their conversation as the driver negotiates a roundabout or road junction. A remote caller is unaware of road conditions and does not amend their speech pattern. Hence a phone conversation is a higher risk than a conversation with a passenger. There is a number of research papers outlining further reasons...