James Solomon
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"James E. Solomon" is an American engineer and entrepreneur. In his lifetime, he has founded four companies, including one of the companies that merged to form the leading chip manufacturing toolmaker Cadence Design Systems. He is an IEEE Fellow and received the industry's Phil Kaufman Award in 1997. Solomon holds 23 patents in integrated chip design.

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The whole thing in the emergency services is that if you don't get to the fire or arrive at the hospital in one piece you're not going to do anyone any good.

There are distractions for all age groups, but younger drivers are quicker in reacting and therefore are willing to take more risks. Middle-aged drivers think because they are experienced drivers they will not become distracted.

When you're running hot, there's an adrenaline rush to this. I've gotta get there. I've gotta get there. You can get in trouble from that rush.

Driving is done 90 percent through visual cues, and when eyes are taken off the road, the brain cannot respond in time.

With cell phones, your brain sees what is being discussed, not what is going on with the road.

There are a huge number of distractions while in the vehicle, which could be eating, conversation, any kind of communication device, disciplining children and even reading, but there are a number of outside distractions too such as watching road construction and cows in the field.