Hands-free or not, phone calls pull attention away from driver’s brain — ‘you tend to create pictures in your head’ when no one else is in the car: Research

This is why using a hands-free phone while driving is also dangerous
WalesOnline, August 13, 2019

Attention needed — UK Parliament transport committee’s report on ‘driving while using a mobile phone’ identifies key issues

Ban hands-free phones in cars after rise in road deaths, MPs suggest
The Guardian, August 13, 2019

Texting distracted driver gets six years jail-time in England — crash killed two of three pedestrians struck

Texting driver who killed woman and girl is jailed
Lancashire Telegraph, August 7, 2018