Over 70% Say Mobile Driving Law Not Being Properly Enforced
New figures from the Department for Transport show that only 50% of motorists believe that using a mobile while driving (including handsfree) is dangerous.
A huge 71% of motorists also don't believe the law on handheld mobile use is being fully enforced.
Pete Williams RAC road safety spokesman has said: "The law is clear, and the penalties for disobeying it are now stronger for very good reason – a pinging, buzzing smartphone represents one of the biggest modern-day distractions in a moving vehicle.
"Government and industry must not let up in their efforts to explain the risks of dangerous mobile phone use to UK motorists."
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