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Using Hand Held Mobile Phones

Mobile Phones At The Wheel

In a world of statistics and figures, (x amount of this, or y amount of that), the mobile phone in the car has delivered a vast array of numbers and statistics.

Some 75% of drivers have admitted to using a phone behind the wheel, however briefly, at some time or another.

Some 80% of drivers agree that the use of phones whilst driving should be banned. Figures for self-flagellating drivers are not available.

One thing for sure, is that phones are distracting, and therefore to be discouraged. The government made a discouragement statute in 2003, making its use whilst driving illegal, and misuse carrying a penalty of Continue reading Using Hand Held Mobile Phones