distracted driving Tag Archive

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Why eating while driving is a bad idea

A recent survey conducted by Brake and Direct Line has revealed that three in five drivers have admitted to eating behind the wheel in the...

24th February 2014

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Should drivers be banned from using hands-free?

Using a hand-held phone whilst driving is illegal, and if you’re caught behind the wheel you could be fined £100 and have 3 penalty...

18th November 2013

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Fine for using phone whilst driving set to increase to £90

The Transport Secretary, Patrick McLoughlin, has indicated that fines for texting whilst driving will increase by 50%. Using any kind of...

9th May 2013

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Hands-free texting while driving proven a distraction

An American study has found that voice-activated texting while driving can be just as dangerous as typing out a message. The research,...

23rd April 2013

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Turning right & chatting: a dangerous driving habit

What do you find trickiest when behind the wheel? Reversing? Parking? Roundabouts? According to a recent study, it’s none of these...

1st March 2013

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Ogling pedestrians causes 921,840 crashes

Distracted motorists – including those ogling pedestrians – cause 921,840 crashes per year. Research from insurance providers...

31st August 2012

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