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UK MPs call for hands-free phone ban in cars
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14th Aug 2019
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UK MPs call for hands-free phone ban in cars

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William Stopford
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14th Aug 2019
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UK MPs call for hands-free phone ban in cars

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William Stopford
Smartphone use tops road safety concerns in Australia
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15th Aug 2018
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Smartphone use tops road safety concerns in Australia

Nearly three-quarters of Australian motorists are worried about mobile phone use, and more than half are calling for a strong police presence to tackle the problem. According to a study of 1500 NRMA members, illegal phone use tops the list of safety concerns on the road, with 72 per cent of respondents listing it as a concern, topping drunk drivers (56 per cent) and speeding (55 per cent).
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Scott Collie
NSW govt cracks down on P-platers: phone use banned for P1 and P2 drivers - UPDATE
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25th Jul 2016
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NSW govt cracks down on P-platers: phone use banned for P1 and P2 drivers - UPDATE

A spike in fatal road accidents this year has prompted the New South Wales government to introduce several changes to the Graduated Licensing Scheme for learner, P1 and P2 drivers. Described as an effort to better prepare young drivers for real-world road hazards and reducing the NSW road toll, particularly among P-platers, the changes will gradually take effect between December 2016 and November 2017.
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James Wong
No relationship between phone use and car crash rates: UK study finds
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13th Aug 2013
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No relationship between phone use and car crash rates: UK study finds

UK researchers have found no link between the number of American drivers making phone calls while driving, and the number of collisions on US roads. The research team examined over eight million car crashes, and all road fatalities, that occurred in eight US states between 2002 and 2005. Data was divided into before-9pm and after-9pm, due to many American phone providers offering free after-9pm calls during the time period examined.
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