AAA worries that these hands-free features might give drivers a false sense of security. “The message is that they allow you to keep your hands on the wheel and your eyes on the road. But when you distract your mind from the task of driving it creates a more unsafe driver,” said Jake Nelson, director of traffic safety at AAA. The company has been speaking out on their safety concerns with digital dashboards to Congress. “Focus squarely on driving.
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Commuters should consider alternate routes to avoid delays. On Sunday, Aug. 24, construction crews will begin work requiring some overnight lane closures on I-85. Details will be passed along as available. All lane closures are dependent on weather conditions and therefore subject to change.
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