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Music and dangerous driving

Right About Now, The Funk Soul Brother, Check It Out Now, The Funk Soul Brother...” Fatboy Slim is OK if you're dancing, but a word of warning if you're driving: an Israeli researcher says drivers who listen to fast music in their cars may have more than twice as many accidents as those listening to slower tracks. While previous studies have shown a link between loud music and dangerous driving, Warren Brodsky at Ben-Gurion University in Beer-Sheva, wondered if tempo had any effect on driver behaviour. To find out, he put a group of 28 students through their paces on a driving simulator as he exposed …

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