Almost Half of Youngsters Use Mobile Phones Whilst Driving
April 24, 2012 Business News(PRLEAP.COM) More than four in 10 young drivers have confessed to using a mobile phone whilst behind the wheel, according to a recent survey. Findings by insurance company Swinton reveal that 43% of 17-25 year-olds make or receive calls and text message whilst driving.
The poll of almost 3,000 young drivers found that of these youngsters that are using their phones, a worrying 12% do not consider such practices as dangerous. And young motorists that have the most lack of concern about using such technology whilst driving a vehicle are in the North West region.
Further findings show that a third of adolescent drivers do not believe that changing tracks on mp3 players or iPods is a risk.
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