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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

We know playing with your phone while driving can be dangerously distracting but a group of British MPs are calling for the UK’s ban on phone use while driving to be extended to hands-free devices. The report from the Transport Committee states there’s evidence even a hands-free device creates the same risks of crashing as holding one’s mobile phone while driving.
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William Stopford
US authorities want phones to have a 'driver mode' to combat distracted driving
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27th Nov 2016
1 min read

US authorities want phones to have a 'driver mode' to combat distracted driving

The US Department of Transportation (DOT) has proposed new guidelines for a mobile phone 'driver mode', which it believes will help address distracted driving. In a document that covers the second phase of the agency's voluntary guidelines to reduce driver distraction, the US DOT wants manufacturers of portable devices and aftermarket electronic device developers to design new products that offer simplified interfaces and reduce the amount of time drivers take their eyes off the road.
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