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Millions of drivers have caused road collisions while distracted by their mobile phone – says new research

New research has revealed that over 2.7 million drivers have had a collision or veered off the road in the last two years because they were distracted by their mobile phone. The new study for Kwik Fit, the UK’s largest automotive servicing and repair company, found that of these drivers, just over one million had collided with […]

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Drivers encouraged to make New Years resolution to NOT use their phone while driving

New Year is the perfect time for drivers to commit to keeping their eyes firmly focused on the road, not their mobile phone. This is the warning from Exchange and Mart, after 28% of motorists it surveyed admitted to using their phone while driving. With nearly 1 in 3 motorists knowingly flouting the law when […]

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Freight Transport Association wants crackdown on drivers using phones

Responding to proposed changes to penalties on drivers using a hand-held mobile phone, the Freight Transport Association (FTA) has said that better enforcement is needed before penalties are increased.   After consulting with members at its Road Freight Council Meeting in London yesterday, the FTA stated that the use of modern technology and cameras should be able to enable authorities to improve enforcement […]

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