Effect Of Media On Driving

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How much of an effect does the media have on drivers, and in what way?
According to A University of Rochester study showed that gamers who averaged more than eight hours a day of racing were three times as likely to get into a car accident as those who played for less than an hour.

Another study in 2007 of drivers ages 16 to 24, says that more than 30 percent were more likely to drive faster after playing a driving game, and a German study from the same year found participants were more aggressive when they used a driving simulator right after finishing a virtual race.

But it’s not all bad news, A University of Rochester study also showed that playing

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